Synonyms

1. boys-and-girls

noun. Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for use as a purgative, diuretic or antisyphilitic.

Synonyms

  • herb mercury
  • herbaceous plant
  • genus Mercurialis
  • Mercurialis annua
  • herbs mercury
  • Mercurialis

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Words that Rhyme with Boys And Girls

  • twirls
  • swirls
  • whorls
  • sirles
  • searls
  • searles
  • searle's
  • perls
  • pearls
  • girls'
  • girl's
  • curls
  • berls
  • berles'
  • berles
  • berle's
  • earls
  • earl's
  • earles

Example sentences of the word boys-and-girls


1. Noun Phrase
Both boys and girls have what look like small bumps when they are babies, and placement is key.

2. tarred-and-feathered

adjective. smeared with tar and covered with feathers as a punishment.

Antonyms

  • undisciplined

3. tool-and-die_work

noun. the craft of making special tools and dies.

Synonyms

  • craft

Antonyms

  • export
  • import

4. fair-and-square

adjective. just and honest.

Synonyms

  • just

Antonyms

  • inequity
  • unfairness

5. drunk-and-disorderly

noun. someone arrested on the charge of being drunk and disorderly.

Antonyms

  • nondrinker

6. blood-and-guts

adjective. marked by great zeal or violence.

Antonyms

  • temperate

7. life-and-death

adjective. vitally important.

Synonyms

  • life-or-death
  • important

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • inessential
  • indecisive

8. pen-and-ink

noun. a drawing executed with pen and ink.

9. out-and-out

adjective. complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • absolute
  • complete
  • downright
  • right-down
  • sheer

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • inconspicuous
  • sterile

10. hit-and-run

adjective. ['ˈhɪtænˌrən'] designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape.

Synonyms

  • tip-and-run

Antonyms

  • palatable
  • pleasant
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