HyperDic: sewer

English > 3 senses of the word sewer:
NOUNartifactsewer, sewerage, cloacaa waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
person sewersomeone who sews / sews
statesewer, gutter, toiletmisfortune resulting in lost effort or money
sewer > pronunciation
Soundssuw'er
RhymesBreuer ... wrongdoer: 19 rhymes with uwer...
English > sewer: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water.
Synonymssewerage, cloaca
Part ofsewage system, sewer system, sewage worksfacility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
Broaderdrain, drainpipe, waste pipeA pipe through which liquid is carried away
Spanishalcantarillado, alcantarilla, cloaca
Catalanclavegueram, claveguera
English > sewer: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who sews / sews.
Example"a sewer of fine gowns"
Narrowerbaster, tackerA sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches
sewing-machine operatorsomeone who sews / sews by operating a sewing machine
tuckerA sewer who tucks
Broaderneedleworkersomeone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle
Spanishcosedora, cosedor, costurera, costurero
Catalancosidor
Verbssewfasten by sewing
sewcreate (clothes) with cloth
English > sewer: 3 senses > noun 3, state
Meaningmisfortune resulting in lost effort or money.
Example "all that work went down the sewer"
Synonymsgutter, toilet
Broadermisfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luckAn unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

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