Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. imp

noun. ['ˈɪmp'] (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous.

Synonyms

  • gremlin
  • pixie
  • sandman
  • sprite
  • fay
  • pixy
  • faerie
  • elf
  • brownie
  • hob
  • leprechaun
  • faery

Antonyms

  • idle
  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent

Etymology

  • impa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • impian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Imp

  • blimp
  • chimp
  • crimp
  • limp
  • pimp
  • primp
  • scrimp
  • shimp
  • shrimp
  • skimp
  • slimp
  • timpe
  • trimpe
  • wimp

2. imp

noun. ['ˈɪmp'] one who is playfully mischievous.

Synonyms

  • monkey
  • kid
  • scallywag
  • fry
  • tyke
  • little terror
  • brat
  • small fry
  • tiddler
  • rascal
  • tike
  • terror
  • child
  • minor
  • shaver
  • rapscallion
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • scamp
  • holy terror
  • scalawag

Antonyms

  • cool
  • fearlessness
  • ancestor
  • unlimited

Etymology

  • impa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • impian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word imp


1. Adjective
The wife falls into the hole, and an imp tries to take her, but the couple’s son finds a way to trick him into letting her go.

Synonym.com