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careen

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of careen

  1. 1 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions the sled careened as it barreled down the hill Synonyms of careen rock, lurch, pitch, roll, seesaw, sway, toss, wobble (also wabble)Words Related to careen blunder, buck, dodder, falter, flounder, halt, hitch, hobble, jerk, jolt, reel, shake, stagger, stumble, teeter, toddle, totter, tumble, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, waver, weave; oscillate, undulate, wag, waggle

  2. 2 to move forward while swaying from side to side he careened unsteadily to the couch after hitting his head Synonyms of careen stagger, dodder, lurch, reel, teeter, totter, waddleWords Related to careen rock, roll, seesaw, swag, sway, waver, weave, wobble (also wabble); barge, blunder, clomp, clump, flounder, galumph, lumber, lump, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, stamp, stomp, stumble, tramp, tromp

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly sounding its siren, an ambulance careened through the intersection Synonyms of careen barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, hurry, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to careen beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of careen dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of careen crawl, creep, poke



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