Definition of mantel in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmant(ə)l/
(also mantle)


A mantelpiece or mantelshelf.
Example sentences
  • Grouped on window sills or mantels, in forcing jars of crystal, cobalt, amethyst or green-colored glass, hyacinths enhance the holiday mood.
  • In addition, the house features cast-concrete counters, sinks, wall tiles, mantels, windowsills, and patio tiles that Rosenblatt designed and cast on site.
  • Group them under your tree, on mantels, and on windowsills.


Mid 16th century: specialized use of mantle1.

Words that rhyme with mantel

cantle, covenantal, mantle, Prandtl
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