Synonyms of sliver


1. splinter, sliver, bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap

usage: a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"

2. paring, sliver, shaving, fragment

usage: a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something


1. sliver, splinter, divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up

usage: divide into slivers or splinters

2. splinter, sliver, break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise

usage: break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered"

3. sliver, shape, form

usage: form into slivers; "sliver wood"

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Definition and meaning of sliver (Dictionary)