barrel

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

barrel

noun

Definition of BARREL

1
a considerable amount <a visit to an amusement park should be a barrel of laughs>
2
a metal container in the shape of a cylinder <a trash barrel>
Synonyms barrel, canister (also cannister), drum, tin
Related Words bucket, pail; cannikin; tin can
3
an enclosed wooden vessel for holding beverages <barrels of fine wine aging in the winery's cellar>
Synonyms barrel, butt, firkin, hogshead, keg, kilderkin, pipe, puncheon, rundlet (or runlet), tun
Related Words scuttlebutt; cistern, tub, vat; can, drum

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