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English noun: trowel

1. trowel (artifact) a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials


Broader (hypernym)hand tool


Narrower (hyponym)brick trowel, garden trowel, mason's trowel, plastering trowel, pointing trowel, slick


English verb: trowel

1. trowel (contact) use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut into, delve, dig, turn over









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