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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kob-uh l]
    • /ˈkɒb əl/
    • /ˈkɒb.l̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kob-uh l]
    • /ˈkɒb əl/

Definitions of cobbled word

  • adjective cobbled A cobbled street has a surface made of cobblestones. 3
  • verb with object cobbled to pave with cobblestones. 1
  • noun cobbled a cobblestone. 1
  • noun cobbled cobbles, coal in lumps larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder. 1
  • noun cobbled Metalworking. a defect in a rolled piece resulting from loss of control over its movement. Slang. a piece showing bad workmanship. 1
  • noun cobbled (of an area or roadway) paved with cobbles. 1

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Origin of cobbled

First appearance:

before 1490
One of the 26% oldest English words
First recorded in 1490-1500; apparently back formation from cobbler

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Parts of speech for Cobbled


cobbled popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

cobbled usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for cobbled

verb cobbled

  • complete — You use complete to emphasize that something is as great in extent, degree, or amount as it possibly can be.
  • fabricate — to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
  • create — To create something means to cause it to happen or exist.
  • construct — to draw (a line, angle, or figure) so that certain requirements are satisfied
  • synthesize — to form (a material or abstract entity) by combining parts or elements (opposed to analyze): to synthesize a statement.

adjective cobbled

  • cobblestone — Cobblestones are stones with a rounded upper surface which used to be used for making streets.
  • flagged — flagstone (def 1).

Antonyms for cobbled

verb cobbled

  • demolish — To demolish something such as a building means to destroy it completely.
  • destroy — To destroy something means to cause so much damage to it that it is completely ruined or does not exist any more.
  • ruinruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece.
  • raze — to tear down; demolish; level to the ground: to raze a row of old buildings.
  • break — When an object breaks or when you break it, it suddenly separates into two or more pieces, often because it has been hit or dropped.

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