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1. ringer

noun. ['ˈrɪŋɝ'] a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses.

Synonyms

  • impostor
  • sham
  • pretender
  • pseudo
  • faker
  • role player
  • fraud
  • shammer
  • imposter
  • fake

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal
  • multivalent

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ring (English)
  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Dead Ringer

  • left-winger
  • right-winger
  • stringer
  • springer
  • swinger
  • stinger
  • slinger
  • schwinger
  • klinger
  • clinger
  • zinger
  • yinger
  • wringer
  • winger
  • singer
  • minger
  • linger
  • dinger
  • binger

Example sentences of the word dead-ringer


1. Noun Phrase
A valley of basalt rubble and rock, this is a dead ringer for the moon’s surface.

2. Noun Phrase
At this point your aluminum should be a dead ringer for chrome.

2. ringer

noun. ['ˈrɪŋɝ'] a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation).

Synonyms

  • toller
  • signaller
  • bell ringer

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off
  • stand still

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ring (English)
  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. ringer

noun. ['ˈrɪŋɝ'] (horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg.

Antonyms

  • natural

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ring (English)
  • ring (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.

Synonyms

  • inanimate
  • defunct
  • gone
  • late
  • stillborn
  • aliveness
  • brain dead
  • assassinated
  • breathless
  • living
  • departed
  • pulseless
  • fallen
  • deathly
  • lifeless
  • bloodless
  • at rest
  • slain
  • asleep
  • d.o.a.
  • deathlike
  • doomed
  • stone-dead
  • deceased
  • at peace
  • exsanguine
  • executed
  • murdered
  • nonviable
  • life
  • vitality
  • cold
  • exsanguinous
  • exanimate

Antonyms

  • spirited
  • inactiveness
  • spiritless
  • inanimateness

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. dead

noun. ['ˈdɛd'] people who are no longer living.

Synonyms

  • decedent
  • people
  • dead soul
  • deceased person
  • deceased
  • dead person
  • departed

Antonyms

  • death
  • ill health
  • warm
  • unfrozen

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat.

Synonyms

  • out of play
  • extinct
  • lifeless

Antonyms

  • live
  • inactivity
  • animate
  • future

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] very tired.

Synonyms

  • all in
  • tired
  • bushed

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • bloody
  • human
  • awake

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] physically inactive.

Antonyms

  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] unerringly accurate.

Antonyms

  • unexciting

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. dead

noun. ['ˈdɛd'] a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense.

Antonyms

  • hotness

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))
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