What is another word for duck-billed?

3 synonyms found


[ dˈʌkbˈɪld], [ dˈʌkbˈɪld], [ d_ˈʌ_k_b_ˈɪ_l_d]

Duck-billed is a descriptive term for an animal or object that has a broad, flat-shaped mouth or beak like a duck. Synonyms for the term may include duck-nosed, broad-billed, shovel-billed, and spatulate. Each of these words draws attention to the shape and function of the mouth or beak in a different way. Duck-nosed describes a similar shape to a duck's beak but emphasizes the similarity in size and appearance to a nose. Broad-billed emphasizes the size and width of the animal's beak, while shovel-billed suggests a wider, flatter shape similar to a shovel. Lastly, spatulate implies a broad and flat shape like a spatula.

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What are the hypernyms for Duck-billed?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for duck-billed?

The word "duck-billed" describes an animal or object that has a beak or mouth resembling that of a duck. Some antonyms for this term include "snout" or "tapered" which suggest a long, pointed nose or face. "Square-jawed" suggests a more angular or squared-off appearance, while "round-faced" suggests a softer, more curved shape. "Narrow-mouthed" implies that the beak or mouth is thinner and more streamlined, while "wide-jawed" suggests the opposite - a larger, more open mouth. Other antonyms for "duck-billed" might include "sharp-beaked," "hooked-nosed," "flat-faced," or "blunt-mouthed.

What are the antonyms for Duck-billed?

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