Synonyms of tentacle


1. tentacle, grip, grasp

usage: something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold; "caught in the tentacles of organized crime"

2. tentacle, process, outgrowth, appendage

usage: any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion

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Definition and meaning of tentacle (Dictionary)