shovel - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate shovel

shovel is hyphenated as shov-el

How to pronounce shovel

shovel is pronounced ´ʃəvəl

Number of syllables in shovel

The number of syllables in shovel is 2

What part of speech in shovel?

shovel can be a noun or a verb participle

How common in the word shovel?

shovel is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does shovel convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'shovel'

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Common collocations before 'shovel'

can, down, hand, like, long, man, men, off, over, pick, put, scoop, sound, took, two

Common collocations of 'shovel'

away, can, door, down, end, even, hand, holding, leaned, like, little, long, man, men, off, old, over, pick, put, scoop, small, sound, start, three, took, turn, two, watch, without, work

Words with similar spelling to shovel


List of anagrams of shovel

Shevlo, hovels

Common Noun Collocations of shovel

axe, back, broom, bucket, coal, dirt, earth, end, grind, hand, handle, hat, hoe, incisor, load, man, mean, mine, pail, pan, pick, pickaxe, rake, should, snow, spade, steam, tong, wheelbarrow, work

Common Verb Collocations of shovel

be, begin, can, carry, dig, do, drop, fill, find, get, give, grab, have, hit, lean, load, pick, push, put, remove, seize, shut, start, swing, take, throw, will, use, 'll, 's

Common Adjective Collocations of shovel

accompany, and, axe, big, busy, fire, first, full, gold, grave, great, hand, handle, hot, large, last, leave, like, long, nose, old, other, pick, pickaxe, point, shape, small, spade, such, wooden

Common Conjunction Collocations of shovel

and, anon, but, or