Synonyms of clay


1. clay, soil, dirt

usage: a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

2. mud, clay, soil, dirt

usage: water soaked soil; soft wet earth

3. Clay, Lucius Clay, Lucius DuBignon Clay

usage: United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)

4. Clay, Henry Clay, the Great Compromiser

usage: United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

5. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains, body, dead body

usage: the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"

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Definition and meaning of clay (Dictionary)