Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of smoulder | Another word for smoulder | What is smoulder?

Definition 1: a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame - [noun denoting event]

Samples where smoulder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the smoulder suddenly became a blaze

Synonyms for smoulder in the sense of this definition

(smoulder is a kind of ...) the event of something burning (often destructive)

"they lost everything in the fire"

Definition 2: burn slowly and without a flame - [verb of change]

Samples where smoulder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a smoldering fire

Synonyms for smoulder in the sense of this definition

(smoulder is a kind of ...) undergo combustion

"Maple wood burns well"

Definition 3: have strong suppressed feelings - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for smoulder in the sense of this definition

(smoulder is a kind of ...) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

"She felt resentful" "He felt regret"

More words

Another word for smothering

Another word for smotherer

Another word for smothered

Another word for smother

Another word for smorgasbord

Another word for smouldering

Another word for smoulderingly

Another word for smsgt

Another word for smudge

Another word for smudgy


Other word for smudgy

smudgy meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce smudgy