Synonyms of pencil


1. pencil, writing implement

usage: a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood

2. pencil, graphite, black lead, plumbago

usage: graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication; "the words were scribbled in pencil"; "this artist's favorite medium is pencil"

3. pencil, figure

usage: a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point

4. pencil, cosmetic

usage: a cosmetic in a long thin stick; designed to be applied to a particular part of the face; "an eyebrow pencil"


1. pencil, draw

usage: write, draw, or trace with a pencil; "he penciled a figure"

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