Antonyms

1. butterfly-shaped

adjective. shaped like a butterfly.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

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2. wedge-shaped

adjective. (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base.

Synonyms

  • unsubdivided
  • simple

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex
  • difficult

3. apple-shaped

adjective. having the general shape of an apple.

Synonyms

  • round

Antonyms

  • angular
  • noncyclic

4. boat-shaped

adjective. having a concave shape like a boat.

Antonyms

  • protrusive

5. butterfly

verb. ['ˈbʌtɝˌflaɪ'] cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking.

Synonyms

  • open
  • unfold
  • spread

Antonyms

  • cork
  • lock
  • bar
  • seal

Etymology

  • buterflie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buttorfleoge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. butterfly

noun. ['ˈbʌtɝˌflaɪ'] a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down.

Synonyms

  • dolphin kick
  • butterfly stroke

Antonyms

  • chaste
  • motivated
  • close up

Etymology

  • buterflie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buttorfleoge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. butterfly

noun. ['ˈbʌtɝˌflaɪ'] diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings.

Synonyms

  • nymphalid
  • lepidopterous insect
  • lepidopteran
  • lepidopteron
  • danaid
  • nymphalid butterfly
  • pierid butterfly
  • ringlet butterfly
  • lycaenid butterfly
  • danaid butterfly
  • brush-footed butterfly
  • four-footed butterfly
  • lycaenid
  • ringlet
  • sulfur butterfly
  • sulphur butterfly

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify
  • dissuade
  • break

Etymology

  • buterflie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buttorfleoge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. butterfly

verb. ['ˈbʌtɝˌflaɪ'] talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions.

Synonyms

  • wanton
  • coquet
  • speak
  • chat up
  • vamp
  • philander
  • flirt
  • romance
  • mash
  • talk
  • coquette

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • cross
  • contract
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • buterflie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buttorfleoge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. butterfly

verb. ['ˈbʌtɝˌflaɪ'] flutter like a butterfly.

Synonyms

  • fleet
  • flit
  • flutter

Antonyms

  • bolt
  • implicit
  • concealed
  • covert

Etymology

  • buterflie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • buttorfleoge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. shaped

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪpt'] shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort).

Synonyms

  • wrought
  • molded

Antonyms

  • amorphous
  • formless
  • unshaped
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