Synonyms of keel


1. keel, projection

usage: a projection or ridge that suggests a keel

2. keel, carina

usage: the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

3. keel, beam

usage: one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability


1. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen, walk

usage: walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"

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Definition and meaning of keel (Dictionary)