Synonyms for donkey:
Other synonyms and related words:
fool, dodo, hammerhead, blockhead, saphead, noodle, birdbrain, dimwit, dork, lump, half-wit, doofus, prat, clot, dolt, simpleton, nimrod, Noddy, golem, cluck, nincompoop, dullard, Hardhead, meathead, ignoramus, goof, goon, mutt, lunkhead, schnook, Mome, dunderhead, clunk, ninny, yahoo, dunce, dum-dum, dumbbell, dummkopf, deadhead, oaf, turkey, cretin, loggerhead, yo-yo, airhead, chowderhead, ratbag, Chucklehead, bubblehead, moron, Ninnyhammer, Stupe, Equus Asinus, nitwit, mug, Clodpoll, numskull, woodenhead, bungler, fathead, thickhead, dumbhead, nit, loon, schlub.
Sense 1 (noun)
domestic ass, Equus Asinus.
chinchilla, gnu, buffalo, deer, chipmunk, elephant, ocelot, gazelle, camel, bear, arctic fox, pig, koala, camelopard, swine, mongoose, polecat, lion, wolf, cat, platypus, wallaby, ermine, bison, ox, caribou, dromedary, wombat, jaguar, panther, opossum, jackal, elk, mule, raccoon, moose, cheetah, hare, yak, panda, kangaroo, ferret, hog, zebra, lemming, marmot, bobcat, reindeer, hippopotamus, shrew, mouse, dog, echidna, otter, mole, rat, cow, gopher, hamster, coyote, porcupine, sheep, tiger, cougar, goat, mink, sable, fox, dingo, giraffe, llama, puma, possum, beaver, squirrel, burro, ibex, weasel, hedgehog, rabbit, stag, alpaca, skunk, antelope, rhinoceros, leopard, sloth, Lynx, hyena, stoat, cavy, horse.
small domestic horselike mammal (noun)
horse, mule, burro.
stupid person (noun)
Usage examples for donkey:
- Our means of supply all that time would be, perforce, the long road haul by motor lorry, by mule or ox or donkey transport, two hundred miles, from the Northern Railway. - "Sketches of the East Africa Campaign", Robert Valentine Dolbey.
- I'll borrow the donkey from the farm, then they can ride in turns and won't get tired. - "Monitress Merle", Angela Brazil.
- The donkey was slow, and he was hard to ride, but he was better than nothing; and gradually the lazy man saw the towers of the castle draw nearer. - "Stories to Tell to Children", Sara Cone Bryant.