Synonyms for clog


1. clog, geta, patten, sabot, footwear, footgear
usage: footwear usually with wooden soles
2. clog, hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference
usage: any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
3. clog dance, clog dancing, clog, tap dancing, tap dance
usage: a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps


1. clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
usage: become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
2. clog, dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
usage: dance a clog dance
3. clog, restrain, encumber, cumber, constrain
usage: impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden; "horses were clogged until they were tamed"
4. clog, constipate, slow, slow down, slow up
usage: impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today"
5. clog, clot, coalesce
usage: coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots"
6. clog, overload, fill, fill up, make full
usage: fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"
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