Pronunciation of Barge
/bˈɑːd͡ʒ/, /bˈɑːd‍ʒ/, /b_ˈɑː_dʒ/

Synonyms for barge:

Sense 1

tug, hovercraft, landing craft, lightship, oil tanker, powerboat, factory ship, steamship, tug boat, dhow, shikara, rubber dinghy, cruise ship, dredge, steamer, bulk carrier, showboat, Bowser, canal boat, jetfoil, cruise liner, sidewheeler, supertanker, coracle, dredger, flagship, life raft.

Sense 2

cockleshell, jet ski, hydroplane, whaler.

Sense 3

ss, tub.

Sense 4

craft, sub.

Sense 5

launch, punt, smack.

Sense 8



galumph, stomp.

Sense 1 (noun)

bulk carrier, Bowser, coracle, canal boat, cockleshell.

artifact (noun)

flatboat, hoy, lighter.

barge (noun)

thrust ahead, push forward, lighter, flatboat, hoy.

boat (noun)

pontoon, cruiser, cabin cruiser, hydrofoil, cutter, skiff, battleship, freighter, scull, sampan, ocean liner, tugboat, houseboat, kayak, boat, steamboat, bark, longboat, merchantman, icebreaker, raft, schooner, gondola, catamaran, dugout, scow, ship, liner, speedboat, gunboat, submarine, ferry, destroyer, dory, frigate, dinghy, tanker, cargo boat, sailboat, paddle boat, aircraft carrier, canoe, lifeboat, rowboat, vessel, yacht, Bateau, watercraft, hulk, fishing boat, galley, motorboat, trawler.

large work boat (noun)

raft, scow, flatboat, dory, lighter, canal boat.

ship (noun)


vehicle (noun)

car, jeep, hearse, bicycle, brougham, fire engine, taxicab, station wagon, landau, truck, jalopy, tractor, ambulance, buggy, sledge, stagecoach, taxi, motorcar, roadster, motorcycle, bus, limousine, auto, sedan, coupe, cart, sled, cab, conveyance, van, vehicle, convertible, train, boxcar, wagon, coach, armored car, automobile.

motion (verb)

push forward, thrust ahead.

Usage examples for barge:

  • Nothing breaks a scent like a barge. - "The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers", Mary Cholmondeley.
  • Our missus may barge as hoo likes, I'll keep it oppen." - "North, South and Over the Sea", M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell).

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