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Definitions and Synonyms of tar-and-feather | Another word for tar-and-feather | What is tar-and-feather?

Definition 1: smear the body of (someone) with tar and feathers; done in some societies as punishment - [verb of contact]

Samples where tar-and-feather or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The thief was tarred and feathered

(tar-and-feather is a kind of ...) impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on

"The students were penalized for showing up late for class" "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again"

(tar-and-feather implies ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

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