Synonyms of submarine


1. submarine, pigboat, sub, U-boat, submersible, submersible warship

usage: a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

2. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep, sandwich

usage: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States


1. submarine, skid, slip, slue, slew, slide

usage: move forward or under in a sliding motion; "The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car"

2. submarine, flip, toss, sky, pitch

usage: throw with an underhand motion

3. submarine, down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down

usage: bring down with a blow to the legs

4. submarine, operate, control

usage: control a submarine

5. submarine, attack, assail

usage: attack by submarine; "The Germans submarined the Allies"


1. submarine, undersea, subsurface (vs. overhead) (vs. surface)

usage: beneath the surface of the sea

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Definition and meaning of submarine (Dictionary)