What is another word for deer?

Pronunciation: [dˈi͡ə] (IPA)

Deer, also known as cervids, are quite common in the wild. Many people enjoy these elegant and beautiful creatures, with their graceful and agile movements. However, it can sometimes become repetitive to keep using the word 'deer' without adding variety to your vocabulary. Luckily there are several synonyms you can use that are just as appropriate in most cases. Some examples include stag, doe, buck, fawn or even elk. So, the next time you want to describe this majestic animal, consider using a synonym to make your writing or conversation more engaging.

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    • Adjective
      white-footed.

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Usage examples for Deer

A herd that can afford thirty full-grown deer for slaughter annually, and say ten more to be sold or bartered, makes a family of a dozen persons comfortably well off.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The domestic deer is smaller than those that remain in a state of nature, and is said to live only half as long.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Just before the beginning of the long winter night, the old father, anxious to provide food and deer skins for the coming months of continuous darkness, ventured alone in search of game among the mountains of the interior.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Deer

  • Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.
    Francis Beaumont
  • An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
    George Catlin
  • I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
    Ellen DeGeneres
  • A wounded deer leaps the highest.
    Emily Dickinson
  • The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare.
    Meriwether Lewis

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