Definition of Gravel in English :

Define Gravel in English

Gravel meaning in English

Meaning of Gravel in English

Pronunciation of Gravel in English

Gravel pronunciation in English

Pronounce Gravel in English


see synonyms of gravel


1. crushed rock, gravel

rock fragments and pebbles


2. annoy, bother, chafe, devil, get at, get to, gravel, irritate, nark, nettle, rag, rile, vex

cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

Example Sentences:
'Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me'
'It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves'

3. gravel

cover with gravel

Example Sentences:
'We gravelled the driveway'

4. amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex

be a mystery or bewildering to

Example Sentences:
'This beats me!'
'Got me--I don't know the answer!'
'a vexing problem'
'This question really stuck me'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of gravel
an unconsolidated mixture of rock fragments that is coarser than sand
2. geology
a mixture of rock fragments with diameters in the range 4–76 mm
3. pathology
small rough calculi in the kidneys or bladder
verb -els, -elling, -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (transitive)
to cover with gravel
to confound or confuse
6. US informal
to annoy or disturb

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see synonyms of gravel
a loose mixture of pebbles and rock fragments coarser than sand, often mixed with clay, etc.
2.  Medicine
a deposit of small concretions that form in the kidneys or gallbladder and that may be retained, passed on to the urinary bladder, or passed from the body
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈgraveled or ˈgravelled, ˈgraveling or ˈgravelling
to cover (a walk, driveway, etc.) with gravel
to embarrass or perplex
5.  US, Informal
to irritate or annoy

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of gravel
1. An unconsolidated mixture of rock fragments or pebbles.
2. Medicine The sandlike granular material of urinary calculi.
tr.v. grav·eled, grav·el·ing, grav·els or grav·elled or grav·el·ling
1. To apply a surface of rock fragments or pebbles to.
2. To confuse; perplex.
3. Informal To irritate.

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