Synonyms of spray


1. spray, pesticide

usage: a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying

2. spray, spraying, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a quantity of small objects flying through the air; "a spray of bullets"

3. spray, flower arrangement, floral arrangement

usage: flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage

4. atomizer, atomiser, spray, sprayer, nebulizer, nebuliser, dispenser

usage: a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist

5. spray, water vapor, water vapour

usage: water in small drops in the atmosphere; blown from waves or thrown up by a waterfall

6. spray, jet, squirt, spurt, spirt

usage: a jet of vapor


1. spray, scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse

usage: be discharged in sprays of liquid; "Water sprayed all over the floor"

2. spray, scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse

usage: scatter in a mass or jet of droplets; "spray water on someone"; "spray paint on the wall"

3. spray, cover

usage: cover by spraying with a liquid; "spray the wall with paint"

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