What is another word for treacle?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈiːkə͡l] (IPA)

Treacle is a British term that refers to a sweet, sticky syrup made from sugarcane or sugar beets. Other synonyms for treacle include molasses, syrup, honey, golden syrup, and blackstrap molasses. Molasses is a close synonym and is similar to treacle in texture and thickness. Syrup is a more generic term that can refer to any viscous sweet liquid, while honey is a natural sweetener produced by bees from nectar. Golden syrup is a lighter-colored treacle-like syrup commonly used in baking, and blackstrap molasses is a dark, bitter syrup that is a byproduct of sugar production and is high in minerals.

What are the hypernyms for Treacle?

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

    molasses, sweet syrup.

What are the hyponyms for Treacle?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Treacle

His own tucker-packs had not been interfered with, for the blacks had started to cut up and eat meat as soon as the slaughter was over; so to the only item on the primitive menu he added a few tins of jam and treacle, a bottle or two of tomato sauce, and all the damper which was left.
"In the Musgrave Ranges"
Jim Bushman
Personally I prefer treacle.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer
"It sounds like treacle," said Abe, with a puzzled look; "but I don't see what the podder's got to do with it, anyhow; and the young woman's got no business to be wasting her time waiting for the milk to set.
"Tales from the Veld"
Ernest Glanville

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