Synonyms for flail

Synonyms for (noun) flail

Synonyms: flail

Definition: an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

Synonyms for (verb) flail

Synonyms: flail, lam, thrash, thresh

Definition: give a thrashing to; beat hard

Similar words: work over, beat, beat up

Definition: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

Usage: Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night; The teacher used to beat the students

Synonyms: thresh, flail

Definition: move like a flail; thresh about

Usage: Her arms were flailing

Similar words: beat, flap

Definition: move with a flapping motion

Usage: The bird's wings were flapping

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