Synonyms for Oyster:


bivalve, abalone, crab, cockleshell, crawfish, barnacle, conch, cockle, cowrie. bivalve (noun)
japanese, fish, olympia, tonged, clam, mollusk, wild, pearl, flat, Sea Food, european, portuguese, cove, rock, Wellfleet, American-Canadian, chinese, Australian mud, British Columbian, saddle, Dredged, gigantic, box, saddlerock.
oyster (noun)
shellfish (noun)
clam, crawfish, conch, mollusk, barnacle.

Other synonyms:

fish. Other relevant words:
clam, crawfish, crab, fish, bivalve.

Usage examples for oyster

  1. And yet when it came it seemed so quiet,- ever so quiet,- not a bit like the Northern Star mine and the oyster supper and the Mariposa band. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  2. But I at once knew that very valuable pearls must often be found in conch- shells and deep- sea oyster shells, as the diver scraped in all of both that he could find. – Lord Dolphin by Harriet A. Cheever
  3. Take my advice, Monsieur; never mind what the gentlemen say about waiting; don't you let him get nearer to you than five- and- twenty paces; if not, in three bounds he will be at you; and in another second you will be opened like an oyster – Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches by Henri de Crignelle