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1. trophy

noun. ['ˈtroʊfi'] something given as a token of victory.

Synonyms

  • accolade
  • silver
  • laurels
  • honor
  • booby prize
  • award
  • loving cup
  • bronze medal
  • apple of discord
  • prize
  • cup
  • gold medal
  • silver medal

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • infamy
  • reject

Etymology

  • trophée (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • trophæum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Trophy

  • sanofi
  • cioffi
  • brophy
  • sophy
  • sophie
  • kofi
  • hofi

How do you pronounce trophy?

Pronounce trophy as ˈtroʊfi.

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Example sentences of the word trophy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Humans prize the lion for his trophy status, making him a target for big game hunters.

Quotes containing the word trophy


1. Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. Those who do not do it, think of it as a cousin of stamp collecting, a sister of the trophy cabinet, bastard of a sound bank account and a weak mind.
- Jeanette Winterson

2. Our love went from fly to flower to butterfly, and it was meant to beautifully flutter, not sit still on a shelf like a trophy to be collected.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. In today's classroom everybody wins a trophy, even the one kid who actually won. Soon it will be, let's punish that kid for making the other kids feel like losers.
- Jarod Kintz, Write like no one is reading 3

2. trophy

noun. ['ˈtroʊfi'] an award for success in war or hunting.

Synonyms

  • accolade
  • laurels
  • honor
  • award

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • unrighteousness
  • discolor
  • insulator

Etymology

  • trophée (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • trophæum (Latin)
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