Synonyms of shelf in English:

shelf

noun

  • 1 she put Frank's card on the shelf
    ledge, bracket, sill, rack;
    in a church or monasterypredella, retable
  • 2 the waters above the shelf
  • Phrases

    on the shelf

    the tangled love life of a 30-year old woman who fears she will be left on the shelf
    [Antonyms] married
    unmarried, single, without a partner/spouse, without a husband/wife, unattached, on one's own;
    lonely, unloved, neglected
    archaic sole

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    Word of the day retroflex
    Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
    adjective
    turned backwards