Synonyms and Antonyms for sackcloth-and-ashes

1. sackcloth and ashes (n.)

a display of extreme remorse or repentance or grief

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2. tarred-and-feathered (adj.)

smeared with tar and covered with feathers as a punishment

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3. drunk-and-disorderly (n.)

someone arrested on the charge of being drunk and disorderly

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4. tool-and-die work (n.)

the craft of making special tools and dies

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5. blood-and-guts (adj.)

marked by great zeal or violence

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6. pen-and-ink (n.)

a drawing executed with pen and ink


7. out-and-out (adj.)

complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

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8. hit-and-run (adj.)

designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape

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9. sackcloth (n.)

a coarse cloth resembling sacking

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10. sackcloth (n.)

a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse

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