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1. lilac

noun. ['ˈlaɪˌlæk'] any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers.

Synonyms

  • Syringa josikaea
  • Syringa reticulata
  • shrub
  • Syringa josikea
  • Syringa amurensis japonica
  • Syringa vulgaris
  • Hungarian lilac
  • bush
  • Syringa
  • Syringa emodi
  • Syringa persica
  • genus Syringa
  • Syringa villosa
  • Persian lilac
  • Japanese lilac
  • Japanese tree lilac
  • Himalayan lilac

Antonyms

  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray
  • ebon
  • ink-black

Etymology

  • ليلك (Arabic)
  • نیلک (Persian)

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Words that Rhyme with Lilac

  • bidlack
  • cadillac
  • grzelak
  • matlack
  • niblack
  • similack
  • simulac

Example sentences of the word lilac


1. Noun, singular or mass
Provide the dwarf Korean lilac with 1 inch of water a week.

2. Verb, past participle
Flowers may be lilac, pink or white tinged with rose.

3. Adjective
Air-drying is a basic, simple method of preserving lilac flowers, although pink blooms tend to fade.

Quotes containing the word lilac


1. When you're on top and you lead the parade, everyone's there throwing lilies and lilac water on your head. But when those parades have gone by and there's a storm in your heart, there are very few people that are going to sit there and listen to you bemoan life.
- Sylvester Stallone

2. lilac-colored

adjective. of a pale purple color.

Synonyms

  • lavender
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

3. purple-lilac

adjective. of lavender tinged with purple.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

4. bluish-lilac

adjective. of lavender tinged with blue.

Synonyms

  • blue-lilac

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

5. lilac-purple

adjective. of purple tinged with lilac.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

6. blue-lilac

adjective. of lavender tinged with blue.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

7. lilac-blue

adjective. of blue tinged with lavender.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

8. lilac-pink

adjective. of pink tinged with lavender.

Synonyms

  • lavender-pink
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

9. purplish-lilac

adjective. of lavender tinged with purple.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

10. lilac

adjective. ['ˈlaɪˌlæk'] of a pale purple color.

Synonyms

  • lavender
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • superior
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • ليلك (Arabic)
  • نیلک (Persian)
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