Antonyms

1. powder-puff

adjective. used of competitive activities in which only women take part.

Antonyms

  • male

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Words that Rhyme with Powder Monkey

  • spunky
  • clunky
  • punky
  • junky
  • junkie
  • hunky
  • funky
  • chunky

2. powder

noun. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized.

Synonyms

  • solid
  • pulverization

Antonyms

  • liquid
  • unwholesome
  • heterogeneous

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. monkey

noun. ['ˈmʌŋki'] any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians).

Synonyms

  • primate
  • Old World monkey
  • catarrhine
  • platyrrhine
  • platyrrhinian

Antonyms

  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent
  • good person

Etymology

  • Moneke (Middle Low German)

4. powder

noun. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks.

Synonyms

  • gunpowder

Antonyms

  • diversified
  • hollow

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. powder

noun. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder.

Synonyms

  • toilet powder
  • baby powder
  • face powder
  • toilet articles
  • Goa powder
  • toiletry
  • dusting powder
  • chrysarobin
  • headache powder
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • bath powder
  • araroba
  • medicament
  • aspirin powder
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug
  • soft

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. monkey

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • fearlessness
  • ancestor
  • unlimited
  • major

Etymology

  • Moneke (Middle Low German)

7. powder

verb. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] apply powder to.

Synonyms

  • talc

Antonyms

  • linear
  • planar

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. powder

verb. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust.

Synonyms

  • powderize
  • pulverize
  • disintegrate
  • powderise

Antonyms

  • unrespectable
  • bad
  • broken
  • clear

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. monkey

verb. ['ˈmʌŋki'] do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly.

Synonyms

  • muck about
  • putter
  • puddle
  • monkey around
  • work
  • mess around
  • muck around
  • potter

Antonyms

  • unpardonable
  • majority
  • senior
  • woman

Etymology

  • Moneke (Middle Low German)

10. monkey

verb. ['ˈmʌŋki'] play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly.

Synonyms

  • fiddle
  • tamper

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • studio
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • Moneke (Middle Low German)

Example sentences of the word powder-monkey


1. Noun Phrase
The main guns had a range of 1,200 yards and required a crew of 12 men and one boy -- called a "powder monkey" -- each.

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