Thesaurus

albatross

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of albatross

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about albatross

Time Traveler for albatross

Time Traveler

The first known use of albatross was in 1672

See more words from the same year

Statistics for albatross

Last Updated

24 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Albatross.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/albatross. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on albatross

Dictionary: Definition of albatross

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with albatross

Spanish Central: Translation of albatross

Nglish: Translation of albatross for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about albatross

Comments on albatross

What made you want to look up albatross? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!