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1. prize

noun. ['ˈpraɪz'] something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery.

Synonyms

  • gift
  • door prize
  • award
  • prize money
  • gratuity
  • premium
  • scholarship
  • fellowship

Antonyms

  • importance
  • unimportance
  • worthlessness
  • criticize

Etymology

  • prise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prysen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • priser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Booby Prize

  • sensationalize
  • decriminalize
  • misapplies
  • improvise
  • underlies
  • pint-size
  • mcfly's
  • comprise
  • complies
  • vanhise
  • surprise
  • supply's
  • supplies
  • shanghai's
  • reprise
  • replies
  • oversize
  • marseilles
  • implies
  • goodbyes
  • emprise
  • duis
  • disguise
  • despise
  • decries
  • chastise
  • baptize
  • upsize
  • unwise
  • surmise

Example sentences of the word booby-prize


1. Noun Phrase
You may want to offer a “booby prize” to the duck that comes in last.

2. booby

noun. ['ˈbuːbi'] an ignorant or foolish person.

Synonyms

  • simple
  • pinhead
  • dummy
  • simpleton
  • dope
  • dumbbell

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • fancy
  • sophisticated
  • precocious

3. prize

noun. ['ˈpraɪz'] goods or money obtained illegally.

Synonyms

  • dirty money
  • cut
  • stolen property
  • plunder
  • swag
  • pillage
  • loot

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • literalize
  • spiritualize
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • prise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prysen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • priser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. prize

verb. ['ˈpraɪz'] hold dear.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • see
  • value
  • treasure
  • consider
  • regard
  • view
  • appreciate
  • recognize
  • recognise

Antonyms

  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • overestimate
  • overvalue

Etymology

  • prise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prysen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • priser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. prize

noun. ['ˈpraɪz'] something given as a token of victory.

Synonyms

  • accolade
  • silver
  • laurels
  • honor
  • booby prize
  • award
  • trophy
  • loving cup
  • bronze medal
  • apple of discord
  • cup
  • gold medal
  • silver medal

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • prise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prysen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • priser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. booby

noun. ['ˈbuːbi'] small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both.

Synonyms

  • genus Sula
  • Sula

Antonyms

  • compound
  • rough
  • complex

7. prize

adjective. ['ˈpraɪz'] of superior grade.

Synonyms

  • prime
  • quality
  • superior
  • select

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • prise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prysen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • priser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. prize

verb. ['ˈpraɪz'] to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open.

Synonyms

  • loosen
  • loose
  • prise
  • open up
  • jimmy
  • open
  • lever

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • light
  • white
  • darkness

Etymology

  • prise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prysen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • priser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. prize

verb. ['ˈpraɪz'] regard highly; think much of.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • prise
  • revere
  • see
  • value
  • consider
  • esteem
  • respect
  • regard
  • view
  • reverence
  • admire
  • venerate
  • think the world of
  • fear

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • look down on
  • lightness
  • black

Etymology

  • prise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • prysen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • priser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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