Synonyms and Antonyms of switches
- struck the horse's hide with a leather switch, and it took off at a gallop
- that telltale switch of the cat's tail meant there was a mouse under the piano
- in frustration, he gave the mule a sharp switch on the rump, but it still wouldn't budge
bangs, bashes, bats, beats, belts, biffs, blows, bops, boxes, buffets, busts, chops, claps, clips, clouts, cracks, cuffs, dabs, douses [British], fillips, hacks, haymakers, hits, hooks, knocks, larrups [dialect], lashes, licks, pelts, picks, plumps, pokes, pounds, punches, raps, slams, slaps, slugs, smacks, smashes, socks, spanks, stingers, stripes, strokes, swats, swipes, thuds, thumps, thwacks, wallops, welts, whacks, whams, whops (also whaps)
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up switches? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).