What is another word for pier?

227 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ pˈi͡ə], [ pˈi‍ə], [ p_ˈiə]

Pier is a term mostly used to describe a structure that extends over water and used mainly for berthing vessels. A synonym for pier could be jetty, which refers to a low structure projecting from the shore into the water. Another synonym is wharf, a platform built on the shore and used for loading and unloading cargo or passengers. Dock, on the other hand, refers to an enclosed area alongside a waterway where boats can be loaded or unloaded. Quay, marina, and breakwater are other synonyms used to describe a pier. All these words can be used interchangeably depending on the context, but they all refer to a structure built to cater to water traffic.

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Usage examples for Pier

Royalty left the pier.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
Then I caught a pulse of music, Brokenly, out at the pier-end, And I heard the voices of girls Going home in the dark, Laughing along the sea-wall Over a lover's word!
"Open Water"
Arthur Stringer
Along the pier to which we drew, the crowd seemed to drag into the water.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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