Antonyms

1. butterfly-shaped

adjective. shaped like a butterfly.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

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Words that Rhyme with Butterfly Weed

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread

Example sentences of the word butterfly-weed


1. Noun Phrase
Blooms last from June through September, making the butterfly weed a wonderful addition to the perennial garden.

2. Noun Phrase
Where color is concerned, the many cultivars of butterfly bush have butterfly weed beat.

3. Noun Phrase
Where color is concerned, the many cultivars of butterfly bush have butterfly weed beat.

4. Noun Phrase
Where color is concerned, the many cultivars of butterfly bush have butterfly weed beat.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. weed

noun. ['ˈwiːd'] any plant that crowds out cultivated plants.

Synonyms

  • Barbarea vulgaris
  • ambrosia
  • wild rape
  • California dandelion
  • corn spurry
  • ragwort
  • sea spurry
  • pennycress
  • yellow star-thistle
  • cockle-burr
  • tumbleweed
  • Hieracium aurantiacum
  • Centaurea solstitialis
  • king devil
  • Picris echioides
  • sand spurry
  • Spergula arvensis
  • corn campion
  • Hypochaeris radicata
  • Spergularia rubra
  • Sisymbrium barbarea
  • cockleburr
  • Pilosella aurantiaca
  • cat's-ear
  • corn spurrey
  • alligator weed
  • crown-of-the-field
  • alligator grass
  • Agrostemma githago
  • fireweed
  • rockcress
  • Senecio jacobaea
  • oxtongue
  • nettle
  • cockle-bur
  • groundsel
  • horseweed
  • thistle
  • Indian chickweed
  • carpetweed
  • madnep
  • tansy ragwort
  • yellow rocket
  • bastard feverfew
  • runch
  • threadleaf groundsel
  • corn cockle
  • wormseed mustard
  • bitterweed
  • Scleranthus annuus
  • knawe
  • Erysimum cheiranthoides
  • Senecio doublasii
  • Barnaby's thistle
  • yellow hawkweed
  • Erigeron canadensis
  • cocklebur
  • capeweed
  • Parthenium hysterophorus
  • vascular plant
  • fleabane
  • Canadian fleabane
  • Molluga verticillata
  • Erechtites hieracifolia
  • bristly oxtongue
  • jointed charlock
  • Hieracium praealtum
  • Raphanus raphanistrum
  • wild parsnip
  • knawel
  • benweed
  • Alternanthera philoxeroides
  • rocket cress
  • bugloss
  • Senecio vulgaris
  • gosmore
  • orange hawkweed
  • Conyza canadensis
  • wild radish
  • ragweed

Antonyms

  • substantiality
  • hard drug
  • victory
  • pack

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. weed

noun. ['ˈwiːd'] a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning.

Synonyms

  • band

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • absorb

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. weed

noun. ['ˈwiːd'] street names for marijuana.

Synonyms

  • green goddess
  • pot
  • gage
  • sess
  • smoke
  • ganja
  • Mary Jane
  • skunk
  • cannabis
  • sens
  • marijuana
  • marihuana
  • dope
  • locoweed

Antonyms

  • deciduous plant
  • please
  • fold
  • uncover

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. weed

verb. ['ˈwiːd'] clear of weeds.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • stub
  • take away

Antonyms

  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • weod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • weodian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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