Thesaurus

milking

verb
present participle of milk

Synonyms of milking

to take unfair advantage of
  • unscrupulous people trying to milk the welfare system for all it's worth

Synonyms for milking

Words Related to milking

Phrases Synonymous with milking

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about milking

Cite this Entry

“Milking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/milking. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on milking

Nglish: Translation of milking for Spanish Speakers

Comments on milking

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
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!