Synonyms for albatross

Noun

1. albatross, millstone, hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap
usage: (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps; "she was an albatross around his neck"
2. albatross, mollymawk, pelagic bird, oceanic bird
usage: large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight
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