Inlet vs Donkey - What's the difference?

inlet | donkey |

As nouns the difference between inlet and donkey

is that inlet is a body of water let into a coast, such as a bay, cove, fjord or estuary while donkey is a domestic animal, , similar to a horse.

As a verb inlet

is to let in; admit.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) inleten, equivalent to .


  • To let in; admit.
  • To insert; inlay.
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    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .


    (wikipedia inlet) (en noun)
  • A body of water let into a coast, such as a bay, cove, fjord or estuary.
  • A passage that leads into a cavity.
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    (wikipedia donkey)


    (en noun)
  • A domestic animal, , similar to a horse.
  • A stubborn person.
  • A fool.
  • (nautical) A small auxiliary engine, also called donkey engine .
  • (poker slang) A bad poker player.
  • Synonyms

    * See also


    * jack * jackass * jenny

    See also

    * ass * mule * hinny