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

3 senses of sewer

Sense 1
sewer, sewerage, cloaca -- (a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water)
       => drain, drainpipe, waste pipe -- (a pipe through which liquid is carried away)

Sense 2
sewer -- (someone who sews; "a sewer of fine gowns")
       => needleworker -- (someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle)

Sense 3
gutter, sewer, toilet -- (misfortune resulting in lost effort or money; "his career was in the gutter"; "all that work went down the sewer"; "pensions are in the toilet")
       => misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luck -- (an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes)

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