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Stilt vs Laboured - What's the difference?

stilt | laboured |

As verbs the difference between stilt and laboured

is that stilt is to raise on stilts, or as if on stilts while laboured is (labour).

As a noun stilt

is either of two poles with footrests that allow someone to stand or walk above the ground; used mostly by entertainers.

As an adjective laboured is

of an action that is difficult to perform.

stilt

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Either of two poles with footrests that allow someone to stand or walk above the ground; used mostly by entertainers.
  • A tall pillar or post used to support some structure; often above water.
  • Any of various wading birds of the genera Himantopus'' and ''Cladorhynchus , related to the avocet, that have extremely long legs and long thin bills.
  • A crutch.
  • The handle of a plough.
  • (Halliwell)

    Derived terms

    * (stilt plover) * (stilt sandpiper)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to raise on stilts, or as if on stilts
  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (Etymology 3 )

    Verb

    (head)
  • laboured

    English

    Alternative forms

    (mostly U.S. ): labored.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (labour)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of an action that is difficult to perform.
  • At the end of the marathon, her laboured breathing told us she was exhausted.
  • Of writing or speech or similar, stilted or not natural due to too much effort being used in the production.