Synonyms for truckle

Grammar : Verb
Spell : truhk-uhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtrʌk əl

Top 10 synonyms for truckle Other synonyms for the word truckle

Définition of truckle

Origin :
  • "small wheel or roller," late 14c., from Anglo-French trocle, from Latin trochlea "a small wheel, sheaf of a pulley," from Greek trokhileia "a pulley," from trokhos "wheel," from trekhein "to run," from PIE root *dhregh- "to run" (cf. Old Irish droch "wheel," Lithuanian pa-drosti "to run fast"). Truckle bed "small bed on wheels that can be stowed under a larger bed" is from mid-15c.
  • verb fawn
Example sentences :
  • Off with your cap, Snob; down on your knees, Snob, and truckle.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Snobs » by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • While hunting about, he entered a small room in which were a couple of truckle bedsteads.
  • Extract from : « Villegagnon » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Shall we be so vile as to truckle to the enemies of France and show that we can fear them?
  • Extract from : « Stories By English Authors: France » by Various
  • I think it's sickening to try and truckle to her because she's so rich.
  • Extract from : « The Leader of the Lower School » by Angela Brazil
  • "She tried to truckle to Norty, too," put in Patricia Lennox.
  • Extract from : « A Patriotic Schoolgirl » by Angela Brazil
  • In order to succeed I must truckle to people who can be useful to me and I ask you to help me.
  • Extract from : « Three Plays by Brieux » by Eugne Brieux
  • Why does Orestes truckle to these circumcised, but because they lend money to him and to his creatures?
  • Extract from : « Hypatia » by Charles Kingsley
  • I began to truckle to him, much as I had truckled to Wolansky.
  • Extract from : « The Long Arm » by Franz Habl
  • I have not learned to bend and truckle to your will, doing your bidding like a dog; and, by Heaven!
  • Extract from : « Robert Tournay » by William Sage
  • But Nature is the best writer; she will teach us to be men and not to truckle to power.'
  • Extract from : « Lord Chatham » by Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
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