What is another word for tentacled?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛntəkə͡ld] (IPA)

Tentacled is a descriptive word that means having tentacles. Tentacles are flexible, elongated and often tapered, and are commonly found in squid, octopus, jellyfish, and other sea creatures. Synonyms for tentacled include armed, roped, snared, coiled, and twined. These words describe the shape and movement of tentacles as they wrap around their food or prey. Other synonyms that can be used to describe tentacled creatures include tentacular, tendril, appendaged, and sucker-butt. These words highlight the distinctive appearance of these creatures and the unique way that they interact with their environment. In short, there are many synonyms that can be used to describe tentacled creatures, each bringing a slightly different nuance to the description.

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What are the hypernyms for Tentacled?

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

Usage examples for Tentacled

1. Showing opening of burrow, and tube with wrinklings or crossing ridges, probably produced by a tentacled sea worm or annelid.
"The Student's Elements of Geology"
Sir Charles Lyell
He, or another like him, returned immediately accompanied by a half-dozen others, including the multi-tentacled creature known as No. 1. One said, "You are alive."
"Acid Bath"
Vaseleos Garson
Maybe I'm like Jonah in the whale, reluctant to go outside because the whale's a terrible monster that's awful scary to look in the face and might really damage you gulping you a second time, yet reassured to know you're living in the stomach of that particular monster and not a seventeen tentacled one from the fifth planet of Aldebaran.
"No Great Magic"
Fritz Reuter Leiber

Famous quotes with Tentacled

  • It seemed to be a sort of monster, or symbol representing a monster, of a form which only a diseased fancy could conceive. If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotesque and scaly body with rudimentary wings; but it was the general outline of the whole which made it most shockingly frightful.
    H. P. Lovecraft

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