Synonyms for iceberg

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : ahys-burg
Phonetic Transcription : ˈaɪs bɜrg

Top 10 synonyms for iceberg Other synonyms for the word iceberg

Définition of iceberg

Origin :
  • 1774, partial loan-translation of Dutch ijsberg, literally "ice mountain," from ijs "ice" (see ice (n.)) + berg "mountain" (see barrow (n.2)). An earlier term was sea-hill (1690s). Phrase tip of the iceberg, in a figurative sense, first recorded 1962. Iceberg lettuce attested from 1893.
  • As in dispassionate : adj unfeeling, impartial
  • As in cold fish : noun unemotional person
  • As in glacier : noun mountain of ice, snow
  • As in ice : noun frozen water
Example sentences :
  • There is an iceberg all ready to hand; weve only got to hollow it out.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • I cast anchor under her lee—and 'twas like tyin' up to an iceberg at first.
  • Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Then, with Johnson's assistance, he built a resting-place in an iceberg.
  • Extract from : « The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras » by Jules Verne
  • Does the pine contradict the rose or the lotusland the iceberg?
  • Extract from : « Dreamers of the Ghetto » by I. Zangwill
  • Something would have been hurt, but it would not have been the iceberg.
  • Extract from : « Notes on Life and Letters » by Joseph Conrad
  • Remote in the north-west hung the gleam of an iceberg; there was nothing else in sight.
  • Extract from : « The Frozen Pirate » by W. Clark Russell
  • But the iceberg doesn't astonish me, as we are two degrees further north.
  • Extract from : « The English at the North Pole » by Jules Verne
  • The iceberg, caught up by an undercurrent, rapidly approached the pass.
  • Extract from : « The English at the North Pole » by Jules Verne
  • They ran up to him, and he pointed to a gun leaning against an iceberg.
  • Extract from : « The English at the North Pole » by Jules Verne
  • The lee of an iceberg ain't a place one would choose, if one could help it.
  • Extract from : « A Final Reckoning » by G. A. Henty

Antonyms for iceberg

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