Definition of tunnel


  • a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars); "the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection".
  • a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter. Synonyms: burrow.


  • move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest". Synonyms: burrow.
  • force a way through.

Related words

catacomb, subway, underpass, warren.

Words nearby tunnel

funnel, gunnel, runnel, trunnel, tunney.

Rhymes with tunnel

chunnel, funnel.

Start with tunnel

tunneled, tunnellers, tunneler, tunnelled, tunnellike, tunneling, tunnelers, tunnelling, tunnelings, tunneller, tunnels.

More information about tunnel

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • tunnel is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 6 points
  • tunnel is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 6 points
  • tunnel is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 10 points
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