English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'shanty'

(noun) 
Definition
a small rough hut
a young population in urban slums and shanties
Synonyms
shack
a nice shack in shanty town
,
shed
a garden shed
,
cabin
a log cabin in the woods
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hut
a mud hut with no electricity, gas, or running water
,
lean-to
,
hovel
They lived in a squalid hovel for the next five years.
,
shiel (Scottish)
,
bothy (Scottish)
,
shieling (Scottish)
(noun) 
Definition
a rhythmic song originally sung by sailors when working
one of my father's favourite sea shanties
Synonyms
song
a voice singing a Spanish song
,
song
a voice singing a Spanish song
,
air
an old Irish air
,
tune
She was humming a merry little tune.
,
chant
They taunted their rivals with the chant, `You're not singing any more.'
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ballad
one of the most beautiful ballads he ever wrote
,
hymn
Readings were accompanied by an old Irish hymn.
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ditty
,
waiata (New Zealand)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of air
Definition
a simple tune
an old Irish air
in the sense of ballad
Definition
a slow sentimental song
one of the most beautiful ballads he ever wrote
Synonyms
ditty,
folk song,
canzone
in the sense of cabin
Definition
a small simple dwelling
a log cabin in the woods
Synonyms
hut,
cot (archaic),
chalet,
bothy,
whare (New Zealand)

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