Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cockle

2 senses of cockle

Sense 1
cockle -- (common edible European bivalve)
       => shellfish -- (meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean))

Sense 2
cockle -- (common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs)
       => bivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranch -- (marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cockle

2 senses of cockle

Sense 1
ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulate -- (stir up (water) so as to form ripples)
       => flow, flux -- (move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium")

Sense 2
pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit -- (to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips")
       => wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp -- (make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane")

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