Word: knout

Category: knout

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Synonyms: knout

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: knout

german
knute


french
knout

russian
кнут

czech
knuta

polish
knut, knucie

estonian
nuut

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The meaning and "use of": knout

noun
  • (in imperial Russia) a whip used to inflict punishment, often causing death.

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