Synonym of mean

Alternative for mean

means, meant, meaning, meaner, meanest

Synonym: average, connote, cross, denote, ill-humored, imply, indicate, intend, irritable, malicious, medium, middle, normal, petty, signify, suggest, testy, unkind,

Antonym: noble, proud,

Verb

To signify or convey an object or idea
signify convey denote designate indicate connote show express spell out stand for represent symbolise symbolize imply purport suggest allude to intimate hint at insinuate drive at refer to get at evidence reveal betoken spell say import intend point to signal demonstrate be evidence of add up to bespeak mark exemplify constitute be a sign of illustrate correspond to amount to manifest be symptomatic of betray typify reflect be equivalent to tell of comprise display embody epitomize evince personify communicate approximate to prove exhibit witness characterize emblematize attest be tantamount to come down to smack of epitomise testify to body forth characterise be an indication of bear witness to be a symptom of declare register equal disclose correspond argue describe symbol equate with pinpoint augur mirror boil down to incarnate give away instantiate signpost model be a symbol of count as pin down point at point toward be the embodiment of flag up be the incarnation of make known be representative of decree depict testify expose proclaim predict record add up contemplate propose aim design foretell read peg sign speak of hint announce be an abbreviation of appear for refer be symptomatic button down sum up be characteristic of feature flag have in mind impart evoke infer identify promise involve predicate entail bode speak portend prognosticate presage foreshow omen assert betide note bear out have overtones of have undertones of give the impression have an aura of give a feeling of be associated with have an atmosphere of be flash encapsulate serve as evidence of point out gesture towards conjure up match bring to mind make compare with be equal with make up portray be regarded as stage perform produce enact incorporate image equate imitate reproduce factor copy steward body impersonate act as be symbolic of give human form to act in place of buy for serve as assume the role of be a typical sample of substitute for give human shape to substitute put on play the part of appear as sell for play the part specify present detail label stamp herald state tag pronounce make clear set forth personalize lay bare personalise publicize publicise allude name make manifest publish broadcast divulge unveil make plain write individualize individuate initial uncover individualise watermark set out bare remind measure showcase introduce put it on record paint point make obvious distinguish brand class style define tab project classify categorize air character advertise advertize point in direction of relate singularize pigeonhole typecast signalize sketch lead to believe report peculiarize categorise be indicative of signalise star shew result from document attest to direct prefigure relay give the idea promulgate brandish asterisk call lead to the belief pass on dub deliver offer finger lead differentiate lead you to believe wink carry bear trumpet contain hail give details of lay out promote put forward gazette explain list externalize materialize inform warn put across christen term put down as title regard consider denominate substantiate show off give evidence of give draw attention to put one's finger on put down for advert shadow adumbrate occur leak put over unmask belong to single out set apart make distinctive highlight mark out materialise externalise outline put someone in mind of put one in mind of summon up be redolent of make you think of call to mind remind you of call up put you in mind of tip off present oneself as unearth establish have as a reading release disseminate uncloak unclose detect turn up unbosom strut exteriorize spill parade sport recount delineate draw chronicle render give an inkling let the cat out of the bag vent come out with give the show away wave around give the game away show and tell give out make public voice utter let it all hang out narrate interpret picture unfold put on display put on view unclothe put on show realise realize allow to be seen expose to view bring to light blow wide open cue nod prompt breathe give an impression of have all the hallmarks of

Verb

To have intentions for a given outcome
intend aim plan design contemplate purpose aspire propose desire expect have plans conceive premeditate set out want anticipate endeavor endeavour wish seek envisage envision think of count on have in mind have in view resolve strive angle have every intention make plans target purport look meditate go calculate allow scheme foresee determine plot hope have the intention be resolved try consider mind contrive devise destine attempt set your sights on essay reckon on pursue prepare think aspire to expect to undertake schedule prearrange insinuate set up bargain for covet project commit say to oneself tell oneself aim at decide start out mean to conspire have a mind ponder focus arrange have a mind to work towards make up your mind think to bid for make up one's mind commit oneself orchestrate organize predict be eager engineer have the objective of aim for struggle aim to seek to forecast see foretell organise zoom in on zero in on tailor fashion attend take care await make fitting adjust adapt construct fit shape gear equip earmark ordain devote orient think likely consign indicate be looking be going be determined be plotting have resolved have set out look forward hope to figure on draft outline craft create budget develop concoct frame strategize choreograph blueprint draught scheme out strategize about map out lay out plan ahead choose agree elect opt conclude decree figure will settle on settle upon take a decision come to the conclusion settle on a plan of action remain firm reach a decision make a point of make a decision take a stand come to a decision

Verb

To have as a necessity due to a given circumstance
entail involve necessitate call for encompass require demand warrant oblige imply impose need stipulate command include occasion exact claim want take presuppose suppose make necessary result in give rise to have as a precondition have as a necessary condition expect assume constrain force compel impel bear challenge coerce crave drive cause dictate make postulate ask behoove be grounds for behove leave no choice but to concern cover comprise implicate incorporate engage justify obligate pressure press dragoon impress sandbag blackjack muscle ask for bind request cry out for insist on pressurize be in need of beg enforce urge strong-arm pressurise call on lean on extort browbeat railroad bulldoze decree charge order push lack move enjoin bully steamroller solicit induce have need for stand in need of depend on have to have have occasion for rely on be crying out for be deficient of have need of be desperate for be deprived of have occasion to be in want of put the screws on calculate on force upon be dependent on consist of look for hustle influence commit clamour cry out be in dire need of clamor prevail on persuade actuate indebt astrict restrain restrict last apply pressure make indebted twist one's arm commandeer be a reason for be a justification for desire incite goad hound carry on for continue for go on for endure for wrest exert invoke spur whip make compulsory call out for crack down keep on for keep going for run on for use up beseech be poor in feel the necessity for thirst for hunger for be needy of have use for feel a dearth of be short of hanker for yen for be without implore petition entreat direct supplicate tell pray instruct bid adjure call sue ordain mandate summon requisition prescribe seek task beckon pray for plead for authorize appoint quest warn subpoena rule authorise call upon call the shots give the command to give orders to press for put your foot down boss around clamor for give orders stipulate for lay down the law impose on give the order to give directions overcome terrorize menace bludgeon foist choke use duress on concuss insist burden apply conscript obtrude contract blackmail use force on urge by force terrorise exert force on bear down twist someone's arm bring pressure to bear on pin down tighten the screws on put the bite on bear hard on put screws to put squeeze on press-gang use strong-arm tactics on put the squeeze on force one's hand bring pressure to bear upon

Verb

To claim or profess to be or to appear to be or do something
purport claim profess pretend allege declare maintain seem appear assert signify affirm aver avouch avow contend express impersonate import indicate insist intend proclaim protest suggest warrant betoken convey denote imply lay claim personate be apparently be ostensibly pose as set oneself up allege that one is be disguised as masquerade as pass for set oneself up as assert that one is imply that one is maintain that one is pass oneself off as point to proclaim that one is represent oneself as feign the identity of state asseverate swear argue attest pronounce hold guarantee vow lay down announce say adduce testify uphold advance predicate make out certify propound cite charge depose press acknowledge move postulate emphasize pledge submit support emphasise put forward present plead insinuate vouch represent posit stipulate admit dictate volunteer put forth advocate opine venture own vouch for cross heart swear up and down swear on bible act as if put propose verify publish lay claim to reason make a claim to set forth tell put up argument insist on testify to swear to stress reiterate repeat promise assure be emphatic underwrite undertake ensure guaranty insure endorse mouth off pop off shoot one's wad say confidently shoot off one's mouth secure back defend delegate sponsor let on let on that make a pretence of make out that back up stand by bear out answer for stand behind take an oath bear witness give grounds for confirm confess challenge soapbox spout stump constate sing spiel hint offer intimate recount say so own up acknowledge publicly declare publicly give evidence talk big open up come out get off your chest blow hot air get on soapbox make a public declaration of

Adjective

Having an unkind or spiteful character or nature
unkind nasty spiteful foul malicious malevolent despicable contemptible obnoxious vile odious loathsome disagreeable unpleasant unfriendly uncharitable insensitive shabby unfair callous cruel inconsiderate vicious base low horrible horrid thoughtless hateful hurtful heartless rotten low-down vindictive wicked bad beastly hostile coldhearted uncaring unfeeling unsympathetic catty harsh malignant gross ill-natured inhuman inhumane barbarous brutal cold-blooded hard-hearted not nice sadistic savage snide despiteful malign virulent currish deplorable detestable dirty dishonourable dishonorable execrable ignominious low-minded scummy rancorous bitter venomous poisonous maleficent evil malefic vitriolic ruthless merciless pitiless wounding mean-spirited baleful severe cutting pernicious biting hard fierce antagonistic evil-intentioned aggressive barbaric rough acrimonious vengeful rude surly ornery truculent acerbic stern cantankerous abusive barbed unmerciful caustic resentful ferocious bellicose brutish viperous angry splenetic belligerent cold sharp violent churlish acid remorseless grim ill-humored murderous inhospitable bad-tempered ill-tempered ill-humoured wrathful unrelenting wretched unsparing compassionless mordacious evil-minded combative unforgiving sinister confrontational monstrous antipathetic snarky brusque stony uncongenial scathing sour cold-hearted inimical acidulous implacable injurious unpitying tough waspish unsociable ironhearted menacing fiendish destructive obdurate pugnacious offensive acrid relentless hardhearted scrappy sarcastic harmful brute dour uncompassionate defamatory bloodthirsty mordant argumentative bilious filthy bad-natured intimidating draconian affectless critical stoney stonyhearted dangerous unemotional upsetting desensitized mischievous cussed gruff hard-boiled nefarious wanton acerb take-no-prisoners stony-hearted ill-disposed depraved curt sarky impolite detrimental deleterious desensitised atrocious ungracious revengeful ignoble sordid indurate soulless trenchant pachydermatous insensate crabbed furious inflexible cross astringent tart tyrannical case-hardened thick-skinned slash-and-burn austere intolerant vituperative crabby oppressive butcherly sullen adverse ungenerous irritable inclement flinty contentious contrary sardonic tactless feral grumpy uncivil lousy shrewish abrasive grouchy distressing stinging inappropriate wild corrosive petty withering discourteous bestial indifferent satirical baneful noxious treacherous militant searing envenomed prejudicial ungentlemanly devilish cut-throat frigid tyrannous wolfish bearish uncompromising immoral unmoved grudging inexorable lacking compassion paltry ill squint-eyed exacting onerous difficult negative hate-filled unbending peevish hardhanded steely quarrelsome backbiting cutthroat shoddy disapproving rowdy unappeasable heavy-handed disorderly unruly heinous diabolical dog-eat-dog hard-nosed slanderous uncivilised uncivilized icy uncontrollable selfish unchristian beggarly apathetic painful hellish crusty unwarranted unacceptable unresponsive homicidal censorious pointed damaging annoying blunt off galling coarse poison murder testy unmannerly crude unconcerned comfortless pungent unlikable cool cranky crass belittling dyspeptic vulgar disinterested satiric disdainful scornful irascible acidic scalding threatening sanguinary dastardly unwelcoming willful wilful petty-minded joyless aloof ill-mannered thuggish unyielding unjust terrible razor-edged smart-aleck forbidding unremitting smart-mouthed accidentally on purpose smart-alecky warlike alien adversary adversarial embittered untouched rigid lowbred uncalled for dirty rotten rabid bad-mannered insensible mean-minded petulant lawless illiberal bloody-minded authoritarian unpropitious jaundiced unreceptive uncooperative full of spleen out of order stark below the belt criminal ungentle ironfisted browbeating bullying untamed whiny querulous disputatious ugly repellent unstirred lukewarm halfhearted aversive repugnant ruffianly villainous abhorrent abandoned dark with a heart of stone fiery undisciplined unmanageable no-nonsense insolent wayward doggish heedless self-centred stingy unkindly unamiable squalid ireful unsportsmanlike self-centered unsympathizing miserable hating incisive blistering choleric tormenting torturous unlovable egregious scathy flagitious devastating piercing taunting shameful jealous awful indignant irate servile despotic dictatorial disgraceful toxic unbearable insufferable irritating stabbing exploitative green-eyed uncool envious suppressive black-hearted corrupting disreputable cannibalistic unloveable avenging maniacal ramrod corruptive offended begruding sore insulted unworthy strict intense satanic hatchetjob coldblooded corrupt discreditable insidious scurvy retaliatory full of hate vitriolous troublesome nocuous ill-intentioned wreakful hotheaded cheap of evil intent unflinching artful perilous grudge-bearing dripping venom full of gall viperish toxicant sorry deliberate arbitrary aspersive shady hazardous bothersome killer instinct unreasonable burning hard-shell crisp out for revenge mean machine having a killer instinct iron-fisted uncalled-for slashing obstinate rapier-like unrefined gratuitous dripping with malice despisable disobliging snappish curmudgeonly inglorious awkward heated disrespectful unsafe uncouth prickly sulky demeaning cynical hypercritical carping censuring derogatory condemning cursing loutish uncultured abrupt tetchy ratty scurrilous pressuring hectoring imperious domineering intimidatory frightening dodgy ill-boding foreboding ominous willed impassioned bristling inflammable spirited lively antisocial passionate manic hysterical uncomfortable tempestuous uneasy opprobrious desperate minatory deadly minacious serpentine snappy uptight eristic pettish unhelpful aimless abominable boorish ill-bred contumelious hideous touchy ghastly serious somber perverse sharp-tongued double-crossing ribald indecent oafish lewd profane indecorous unpolished indelicate bluff obscene uncultivated spleenful snippy invective out of sorts stiff bawdy inelegant rugged roughcast vulgarian adamant humourless humorless mortal fell vituperatory scurrile scurril untutored louring frowning cast-iron boot-faced unsmiling sombre ill-deserved unrighteous brooding mortified morose glum moody solemn cheerless tasteless foul-mouthed heavy artless unceremonious lowbrow common loud improper killer ungallant bloodless unchivalrous vituperous roughneck incult unladylike lowering raffish ignorant disobedient rustic clodhopping unneighborly marble-hearted without pity slaughterous roughshod cross-grained rebellious dysfunctional defiant delinquent socially impaired trying self-willed naughty badly behaved impudent tiresome erratic errant hot-tempered disturbed disruptive badly-behaved misbehaving pesky roguish undisciplinable loudmouthed contumacious ill-behaved problematic demanding troublous incorrigible maladjusted bold exasperating ill-disciplined unrestrainable stubborn irksome uncompliant rascally insubordinate uncontainable recalcitrant wearisome indocile

Adjective

(especially of a place) Poor in quality and appearance
squalid shabby dilapidated sordid seedy slummy sleazy insalubrious poor sorry wretched dismal dingy miserable mangy broken-down run down down at heel scruffy scuzzy crummy grungy bad ramshackle ratty mediocre scrubby tacky base bedraggled decrepit grotty lousy ordinary paltry rickety run-down shoddy substandard tattered tawdry threadbare unkempt untidy worn-out low-grade menial middling sad second-rate two-bit beat-up bombed-out dog-eared down-at-heel down-at-the-heels dumpy low-rent moth-eaten neglected rundown tatterdemalion tatty timeworn tumbledown gone to seed ragged decaying uncared-for worn shacky skanky decayed grubby unmaintained battered crumbling seamy worse for wear unpleasant shambly raggedy derelict faded cheap old gone to rack and ruin scungy ruinous filthy ruined yucky dodgy deteriorated beat up deteriorating rumpty rough trashy slipshod slumlike in disrepair common depressed worn out slum-like unprepossessing frayed skeezy slimy ragtag desolate limp low inferior degenerated damaged rubbishy low-class junky disheveled dishevelled down and dirty cheesy rotten unsavoury unsavory down-at-the-heel schlocky falling to pieces the worse for wear in ruins in a bad way poorly maintained weather-beaten not up to snuff seen better days badly maintained messy sloppy disfigured slovenly disreputable tired pitiful disintegrating impaired injured imperfect average frowzy junk worthless lemon cheapjack untended hack shaky poorer gimcrack poverty-stricken terrible all the worse for wear déclassé execrable schlock coarse trumpery having seen better days worse bum ropy poor-quality gaudy duff bodger cut-rate bargain-basement uncared for used-up low-quality el cheapo second-class good-for-nothing dime-a-dozen tumble-down overcrowded scroungy broken rugged dowdy wrinkled weathered frumpy withering poky stodgy holey smirched dishonest crooked nasty tottering dirty used well worn outworn scraggy torn garbagy sucky scabby world-worn warby rank mucky indigent impoverished sick sticky gunky gungy ancient old-fashioned dreadful cruddy peaked shattered uncared wrecked bare meager third-rate destroyed crumbly unsound marred cure pot meagre well-thumbed well-read jerry-built tinny crude cheapo in bad repair out of condition below par in bad condition under par rubbish cheap-jack raunchy unimproved beat falling apart at the seams out at elbows plastic pretentious inglorious makeshift low-down manky fallen-in ill-maintained falling apart beaten up on its last legs fallen in rinky-dink used up indifferent fair ersatz unsatisfactory tinpot reject tinhorn useless poxy poopy not up to scratch not up to par a dime a dozen bush-league below standard piss-poor sub-par not good enough twopenny-halfpenny of a sort fragile in a state of disrepair flimsy collapsing rotting decomposing defective creaky creaking superannuated breaking up in tatters broken down caving in falling in worn to shreds wobbly clapped out precarious frail unstable weak rocky insecure faulty eroding putrefying breaking moldering patched antiquated subsiding peeling infirm mouldering busted rattletrap rent in ribbons in holes on your last legs in rags time-worn raggedy-ass in poor condition coming apart at the seams done falling down godforsaken disordered wonky deformed teetery corroded buckled worm-eaten disintegrated crumbled clapped-out condemned cracked warped insubstantial quavering shaking haggard abnormal woebegone knocked around coming undone overworked overused munted fordone shot irreparable blasted irremediable about to collapse about to break botched spoilt mutilated spoiled harmed dinged totaled lined wizened beaten-up forgotten ripped unlivable unoccupiable unsteady frazzled worn-down wrung out pegged out well-worn abandoned tottery unsafe poorly made in shreds torn to pieces badly worn full of holes about to fall apart uninhabitable unbalanced decrepit. in ruins unloved feeble wavering unattended malfunctioning inoperative kaput down not working bust non-functioning not functioning finished dud knackered gone phut done for playing up conked out gone haywire acting up conked-out out of order out of commission on the blink on the fritz not in working order

Adjective

Inferior in standard or capacity
inferior poor lesser limited average mediocre restricted base meager meagre substandard minor deficient little slender sparse paltry inadequate insufficient scanty scant slight insubstantial measly small stingy derisory miserly skimpy miserable short lean puny modest pitiful nominal piddling exiguous piffling minimal mingy contemptible scarce inconsiderable negligible inappreciable trifling wanting low scrimpy beggarly lacking poxy tiny ungenerous lousy reduced diminished insignificant piddly petty picayune pitiable niggling trivial minute few valueless dwindling pathetic token insulting finite outrageous nickel-and-dime measured circumscribed defined rudimentary sketchy patchy definite determinate basic despicable unsatisfactory faulty imperfect partial in short supply set ineffectual incomplete slim spare light sparing skimp weak flimsy bare tenuous minimum shabby barren unfinished unproductive subtle mere unfruitful scrimp infertile bitty stunted stinted hand-to-mouth too little too late thin shy rare few and far between thin on the ground inconsequential too little marginal not enough bereft depleted infrequent hard to come by infinitesimal tight failing too few destitute devoid scattered sporadic lowly nugatory hard to find at a premium uncommon missing imperceptible subnormal low in numbers without thinning middling fractional void bankrupt straggling deprived seldom seen barely sufficient denuded deficient in feeble narrow lamentable diminutive seldom found occasional nonexistent unusual cut sans too small unfrequent unsufficient dinky free from little or no hardly any like gold dust not to be had empty of lacking in not to be had for love nor money bare of not present deprived of devoid of diddly wanting in bereft of denuded of non-existent not to be found vacant of removed destitute of disappointing fragmentary unsubstantial basal close less wispy incommensurate ordinary shoddy seldom met with laughable lame next to none next to no parsimonious junk microscopic dispersed penurious short-handed low on short on confined exhaustible dry run-down widely spaced in the minority out of the ordinary diffuse unavailable at a low level defective bush-league thinly distributed scarcer than hen's teeth out of gas running low absent vanished drained free of minus empty barren of needing void of depleted of in need of bankrupt of drained of unprovided with exhausted out of the common with an insufficiency jejune stripped in need divested with too little … with too few … omitted nowhere to be found not included left out left behind

Adjective

Very high in quality
excellent wonderful great marvellous superb fantastic fine awesome terrific fabulous stellar splendid sensational grand marvelous fab superior neat quality swell topping unsurpassed prime slick capital wizard boss outstanding magnificent brilliant exceptional super wicked smashing tremendous glorious impressive supreme brill amazing sublime magic exquisite admirable champion phenomenal consummate extraordinary formidable able spiffing incredible bosting ripping bonzer spectacular competent notable eminent A1 bad distinguished unparalleled prodigious exemplary preeminent enviable laudable first-class first-rate top-notch top-shelf out of this world high-grade high-quality cool cracking fantabulous divine superlative sterling phat top radical dandy groovy heavenly peachy choice nifty dope corking lovely hot beautiful classic dynamite immense topflight crackerjack keen righteous noble tip-top supernal jim-dandy prizewinning primo banner bumper high-class bully famous boffo bang-up gilt-edged out-of-sight frontline gangbusters gangbuster top-of-the-line prize A-OK bonny blue-chip par excellence gilt-edge blue-ribbon first-string peachy keen brag down hype bonnie five-star numero uno number one brave gone four-star ace rad supercalifragilisticexpialidocious world-class top-hole very good mega beaut good schmick too much bodacious perfect on fleek sik select peerless crack amazeballs exo matchless def crucial remarkable dazzling gorgeous sound best delightful belting tiptop worthy mind-blowing dreamy pre-eminent accomplished spanking chillin' pearler barrie sovereign masterly skilful elite far out topnotch skillful fabby marvy beezer goodly A-1 virtuoso lank kif unrivaled striking unrivalled premium rare applaudable premier unreal class breathtaking meritorious of the first water estimable too good to be true special stupendous top-drawer incomparable noted of high quality expert masterful elegant flawless deluxe of the first order illustrious stunning memorable transcendent fly leading of the highest quality of the highest standard splendiferous awesomesauce greatest winning top-level bosker inspired highest top-class praiseworthy fancy commendable exclusive desirable skilled standout outrageous colossal vintage unequalled celebrated unique nice unexcelled singular lofty the dog's bollocks noteworthy optimum tops finest renowned far-out optimal unequaled exalted hunky-dory top-quality top-tier top-grade highest quality very best super-duper out of sight of the highest order extremely good grade A chic arresting plush adept valuable ideal invaluable to die for certified creditable proficient legit high attractive priceless important delectable mint fantastical dexterous adroit talented exciting polished dextrous surpassing cream star gifted lead top-of-the-range unmatched flagship thrilling faultless unbeatable quintessential uppermost untouchable model effusive extreme excessive zero cool inflated exaggerated worthiest sweet out-of-this-world solid gold extraordinaire way-out in a class all by itself top of the line top of the range second to none without equal top-flight the best beyond compare above and beyond of highest order award-winning rockin majestic reliable refined hypnotic advanced crowning dominant posh ritzy idyllic ambrosial superhuman lush adorable foremost successful deep well-known sophisticated fashionable mighty prominent bestselling radiant really good capable foxy juicy rocking pleasing signal tasty peak really nice upmarket classy upscale pick fat distinctive choicest first eventful paragon hand-picked elect red-letter hotshot demon with it pretty cool arrestive unbelievable especial selected luxurious gnarly ka pai awe-inspiring prize-winning top quality hundred-proof unsurpassable savvy high quality dainty high-test classical not too shabby of a high standard elevated august splendorous sup rior all very well well and good best ever like wow cat's meow solid proud mostest favoured favored 10 popular preferred preferential grade-A chur the very best state-of-the-art a standout virtuous top drawer baller crash hot nang No. 1 superfine handpicked plum favorite precious stirring eximious creative favourite uncommon cherry-picked unusual in a league of their own one in a million unusually good 24-karat carefully chosen first-line eye-popping jaw-dropping imaginative inspiring affecting of note ingenious artful practised practiced deft workmanlike delicate innovational innovative enthralling innovatory genius influential profound momentous consequential honourable deserving honorable reputable inventive enterprising original resourceful intense vital rousing crash-hot gee-whizz forcible exceptionally good bravura praisable meritable thankworthy virtuosic impassioned effective well-done coruscating of genius worthy of admiration unforgettable scrumptious moving eloquent ravishing pretty fair cute fetching charming sightly comely beauteous good-looking alluring taking handsome appealing bewitching resplendent knockout captivating aesthetic esthetic easy on the eye graceful well-favored nice-looking enjoyable lovesome prepossessing tantalizing likely opulent seemly enchanting drop-dead tantalising pleasant irresistible beguiling fanciable lavish extravagant eye-catching drop-dead gorgeous seductive sexy commanding pulchritudinous recherche imposing engaging sensual enticing glamorous bootylicious winsome pleasurable sumptuous luscious fascinating sultry nubile sensuous tempting wondrous beddable spunky charismatic rich magnetic favorable favourable fit entrancing fine-looking agreeable recherché stately dear costly gratifying easy on the eyes astonishing impeccable luxuriant arousing blooming powerful venerable glamourous dishy shapely aesthetically pleasing heroic adorbs statuesque elaborate splendacious darling respectable well favoured tasteful come-hither as pretty as a picture sexually attractive expensive batting a thousand angelic pricey dollish effulgent personable not bad sexual aesthetically appealing presentable luring grandiose monumental bright massive photogenic babelicious well-favoured interesting regal worthy of commendation erotic high-end royal epic heroical baronial Homeric intriguing positive buxom irreplaceable palatial magnific come-to-bed principal unprecedented punctilious inimitable likable chief correct bueno neato prized satisfactory particular rapturous magnolious unexampled lordly of incalculable worth of incalculable value shipshape of inestimable value vivid exhilarating ruling refreshing major mind-boggling big physically attractive showstopping intoxicating showy A-list central primary of inestimable worth of immeasurable value pompous of immeasurable worth dignified imperial above average provocative paradisiacal paradisiac paramount spendy ultraexpensive pricy magical likeable beyond price advantageous head studly inviting mesmeric golden banging well-formed symmetrical ostentatious thoroughbred nonpareil apical becoming wholesome maximal blissful electrifying telegenic worth its weight in gold culminating something else stylish solemn outside top-end high-ticket big-ticket palatine dapper very beautiful celestial buzzworthy eye-opening towering princely well favored kingly swanky queenly considerable a ten ominous prettyish diverting debonair immortal shining triumphant splendrous time-honored esteemed famed honored unimpeachable irreproachable piked well-made blameless ok marked without price high-priced proper definitive authoritative significant honoured tophole worthwhile very fine master dream main highest-ranking sunny cherished treasured conspicuous gallant copacetic good quality high-caliber a cut above frabjous amiable eclectic exotic executive a million dollars dashing haute luxury lovable hunky beckoning astounding delicious at a premium hunky dory transcendental good-quality high-calibre goodlooking up to the mark reputed suitable palmary decent well-thought-of pukka like a million dollars five star better improved enhanced scintillating strong A-grade sharp esoteric arcane far-fetched top grade highest-quality slap-up congenial miraculous topmost cat's pajamas of the highest type best-quality clever dreamboat eyeful bijou trim ambitious haughty better than usual pretentious large first class of the best quality better than average healthy very agreeable very pleasant very nice just fine noticeable orotund fustian bombastic satisfying revered picture-perfect higher surprising overwhelming acceptable joyous comforting flashy euphoric deserving congratulations staggering dramatic up to standard up to snuff up to scratch up to par cordon bleu one and only unordinary voluptuous curvaceous grandiloquent awe-striking maximum snazzy welcome blessed fun zingy soothing expressive dominating high-ranking subtle airy portly preferable high up big-time genial delightsome paradisal paradisaic savory super-eminent dulcet savoury super-excellent blest paradisaical recreative relishable sheen willowy camera-friendly artistic figurative flowery sensitive symbolic dinky higher up privileged win-win loftiest propitious auspicious irie nuanced opportune stimulating entertaining absorbing compelling curious optimistic hopeful glowing insightful poetic gripping riveting attention-grabbing engrossing thought-provoking rosy heartening encouraging providential flattering adulatory approving flamboyant roseate upbeat promising profitable meaty amusing hypnotizing invigorating piquant preoccupying unputdownable portentous envigorating immersing hypnotising splashy involving racy newsworthy spellbinding electric mesmerising worthy of note fresh mesmerizing compulsive trenchant galvanising topical unboring vibrant newsy relatable out of the ordinary action-packed consuming emphatic galvanizing full of feeling fortunate commendatory appreciative complimentary utopian inestimable acclamatory admiring approbatory laudatory full of promise one-off rose-colored incalculable encomiastical laudative panegyrical collectible valued full of praise worth a king's ransom more desirable most desirable

Adjective

Showing a high level of skill or expertise
expert adept skilled masterly skilful proficient accomplished virtuoso masterful capable talented skillful ace crack gifted polished savvy elite unrivalled unrivaled peerless keen hot world-class top-hole adroit able practised crackerjack experienced practiced dexterous good deft master versed competent consummate dextrous veteran compleat great wizard trained educated handy clever complete professional efficient brilliant nifty artful seasoned professed qualified well versed apt workmanlike wicked excellent bravura habile impressive sharp fine knowledgeable first-rate first-class delicate slick tasty genius ingenious outstanding formidable stellar deadly whiz quick smart pro marvellous agile marvelous a dab hand at magnificent demon schooled nimble practical on the ball top-notch big league exceptional nimble-fingered smooth superb facile au fait vet well-versed up to speed out of this world neat nippy topflight splendid leading supreme effectual old dazzling magic brainy specialist cool well trained there dynamite class extraordinarily skilled wised up very skilled highly skilled exceptionally skilled immensely skilled highly trained a hand at highly qualified suitable multiskilled multitalented precise astute prompt sure-handed fitted taught well-rounded tutored all-round refined all-around finely judged versant learned ready hardened hotshot fit long-serving battle-scarred effective best leet A1 with it on the beam know one's stuff no slouch exceptionally good tuned in wonderful superlative certified superior shrewd accurate satisfactory useful proper reliable very well canny hot tamale fluent cunning hep hip first class supremely skilled dominant cute fleet terrific mighty powerful tremendous handpicked deluxe choice capital conversant having know-how redoubtable drilled phenom having good hands balanced strong invincible indomitable tested tried smashing fab brill clean familiar time-served very able tip-top sharp as a tack very good top-drawer no dummy champion star top topnotch distinguished super right on errorless dead-on spot-on thorough serviceable suited sure-fire well sporting exact on-target trustworthy stringent awesome the right stuff rounded instructed knowing one's stuff knowing the score accustomed broken in sport equal puissant amazing admirable remarkable astounding hardy sufficient crisp endowed know the ropes up to it know the answers know one's business know ins and outs know the score all around mature wise established sophisticated weathered worldly exercised steady inured long-time worldly-wise old-time been around from way back knows one's stuff not born yesterday wise to ways of the old school effortless resourceful active sly having the know-how

Adjective

Contemptible in nature
dishonourable abject callous contemptible deplorable despicable disgraceful vile base degenerate dirty meanspirited scummy wretched degraded grubby nasty shameful sordid cheap detestable dishonorable execrable hard-hearted ignoble ignominious lame lousy low low-down low-minded narrow-minded petty snide currish ratty scabby scungy scurvy paltry abominable sorry loathsome rotten pitiable appalling pitiful bad disgusting awful reprehensible dreadful odious horrible cruddy terrible shabby sneaking disreputable wicked abhorrent atrocious revolting foul distasteful unsavoury unsavory offensive unprincipled shocking heinous miserable discreditable horrid immoral unpleasant beastly objectionable villainous unworthy repulsive frightful repugnant vicious horrendous poor ghastly monstrous scandalous corrupt hateful infamous obnoxious depraved obscene woeful gruesome repellent diabolical filthy unpalatable horrifying nauseating sad gross worthless pathetic debased lamentable grievous nefarious dismal distressing no-good yucky disagreeable evil sinful unscrupulous sickening stinking cruel reprobate shoddy harsh God-awful unspeakable grim vulgar wrong debauched dire hideous dissolute bitter horrific lewd grisly unclean ugly beyond the pale outrageous distressful intolerable dastardly sleazy grave nauseous unacceptable macabre nightmarish disconcerting troublesome troubling egregious frightening dishonest tragical shameless degrading disquieting worrisome irksome discomforting louche grotty impure skanky repellant beyond contempt yucko severe unsettling forbidding agonizing traumatic stressful perturbing daunting torturous indecent displeasing squalid disturbing difficult uncomfortable doleful agitating off-putting slimy hairy tormenting troublous fraught noxious perverted opprobrious noisome painful shady inexcusable abysmal ungodly rancid hellacious iniquitous putrid servile loathly dirty rotten brutal excruciating galling hostile agonising profligate disastrous disgustful coarse decadent despisable unwholesome inferior crummy sick disdainable sick-making calamitous uncharitable godawful notorious icky blameworthy uninviting unfair low-life unforgivable unfortunate hopeless indefensible unbearable hard savage oppressed stark bleak regrettable fulsome unpleasing hurtful inglorious unrespectable licentious shy bum abandoned tawdry crooked heartbreaking dissipated inadequate warped harrowing chronic libidinous perverse criminal libertine rakish exceptionable intemperate seedy unsatisfactory corrupted crass demoralized common jackleg unappetizing malodorous miscreant rakehell smutty rakehelly afflictive vitiated smelly fetid rank mephitic acrid demoralised beneath contempt good-for-nothing pongy stinky whiffy below contempt niffy hateable polluted funky unwelcome miasmal festy yukky sour pitiless ruthless merciless impoverished olid underhand uncleanly soiled uncongenial unlovely improper hellish poison unholy foetid on the nose menial tragic underhanded unbecoming unethical wanton lascivious knavish flagitious laughable deceitful untrustworthy seamy lecherous rascally upsetting cowardly loose promiscuous amoral feeble pits heartrending sneaky graceless deceptive fallen substandard pervy lowly dislikable pants beggarly unhappy sorrowful insufferable hateworthy drunken censurable dislikeable caitiff off-colour trashy god-awful grody hated no-account lurid a load of pants vice-ridden gut-wrenching poisonous annoying smudged bedraggled stained mucky besmirched befouled blackened sullied bemired dusty black dingy draggled grimy grungy muddy begrimed bogging evil-smelling foul-smelling off-color ornery poverty-stricken treacherous crude rude thoughtless immodest ribald flagrant carnal unseemly retrograde undignified uncouth rubbish very bad slavish humble malevolent malicious disrespectful measly scoundrelly retrogressive base-minded groveling inelegant swinish outcast poxy sleazoid avaricious unsportsmanlike illegal indelicate plebeian detested execrated slipshod malignant overwhelming calculated venal mercenary covetous creepy despised direful grovelling suspect questionable disorderly reviled accursed abominated loathed abhorred scabrous of bad reputation dubious suspicious slippery useless disappointing fearful catastrophic fishy shifty dodgy rueful maggot self-seeking hair-raising derogatory unpardonable good-for-naught meritless no-count pestiferous invidious pill pesky heel diabolic damnable terrifying alarming derisible insupportable no good in bad well below par reproachable grewsome spine-chilling formidable terrific nightmare unjustifiable condemnable senseless preposterous unconscionable in low esteem in the doghouse reprovable terrorizing unchaste craven unchivalrous unkind bloodcurdling from hell terrorising eerie lou mediocre hedonic deviant reproachful dilapidated punk fast lustful concupiscent wayward riotous prurient unrestrained humourless sombre unnerving humorless discomposing sober irritating mortifying solemn somber subpar wanting bush sucky crumby suboptimal junky deficient dissatisfactory rubbishy indulgent flagitous defiled raffish twisted wild unlucky humiliating gloomy sedate worrying undesirable unendurable vexatious depressing unconstrained sicko sybaritic unhealthy kinky unnatural swinging voluptuary schlock uncool saddening unappealing awkward afflicting affecting violated easy deteriorated open mournful embarrassing unfavourable run down flimsy bush-league cut-rate shlocky wack faulty low-grade unsightly schlocky gimcrack off cheapjack godforsaken low-quality cheesy low-rent el cheapo shlock weak second-rate bargain-basement down at heel trumpery concerning anguished in the fast lane self-indulgent gone bad pleasure-seeking gone to the dogs dirty-minded night owl fast and loose lacking restraint in the gutter fast-living high living unfavorable nerve-racking nail-biting heart-rending heart-breaking extremely bad nerve-wracking melancholy demeaned flatitious desperate meagre hurting meager

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(chiefly Britain) Unwilling to give or share, especially with money
miserly parsimonious penny-pinching penurious illiberal greedy avaricious acquisitive thrifty tight-fisted stingy uncharitable frugal tight mingy selfish skinflinty cheap cheapskate grabby ungenerous hungry pennywise petty close near chintzy churlish covetous grasping miserable closefisted pinching pinchpenny Scrooge-like spare sparing stinting tightfisted beggarly skimpy close-fisted money-grubbing cheese-paring scrimping economical saving grudging chary snoep skimping curmudgeonly economizing provident unwasteful money-grabbing economising cheeseparing prudent careful rapacious skinflint costive ungiving abstemious cautious hoarding mercenary forehanded scrimpy hard-fisted ironfisted penny-wise materialistic moneygrubbing coveting avid canny meager tightwad meagre sensible extortionate careful with money money-saving possessive desirous money-conscious tight-wad scanty pinchfisted puritanical ascetic masochistic venal close-handed Scotch usurious derisory scrounging abject sordid ignoble economic grabbing not generous money-oriented vigilant shrewd prudential practical narrow prehensile itchy extorting wise mean-spirited stewardly wary on the make cost-conscious hoggish craving predatory gluttonous Mammonish Mammonistic pleonectic conserving preserving money motivated fuel-saving fuel-efficient energy-efficient energy-saving money hungry budget-conscious extremely thrifty scurvy on a tight budget extremely frugal cupidinous insatiable pennypinching gold-digging financially savvy meticulous

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Sinister or evil in nature
dark evil wicked sinful immoral wrong morally wrong wrongful bad iniquitous ungodly unholy irreligious unrighteous sacrilegious profane blasphemous impious godless base vile shameful discreditable unspeakable foul monstrous shocking outrageous atrocious abominable reprehensible hateful detestable despicable odious contemptible horrible heinous execrable diabolical diabolic fiendish vicious murderous barbarous black rotten perverted reprobate malignant sordid degenerate depraved dissolute malicious dishonorable dishonourable nefarious dishonest malevolent unscrupulous unprincipled crooked bent warped low-down stinking dirty corrupt shady malfeasant pernicious dastardly villainous peccable criminal egregious maleficent repugnant flagitious harmful hideous injurious loathsome beastly damnable hellish infamous infernal no good obscene sinister unethical unlawful unsavory unsavoury low disreputable nasty rascally ignoble seedy unwholesome unpleasant sleazy debased seamy offensive cruel dodgy untrustworthy underhand obnoxious scoundrelly roguish grubby notorious disagreeable not cricket shifty squalid dubious suspect distasteful objectionable suspicious repellent repulsive illicit lawless illegal funny illegitimate iffy sharp noisome underhanded impure improper disgraceful wretched rough scandalous ignominious disgusting degraded paltry snide currish low-minded amoral felonious terrible sneaky inhuman indictable transgressing ruffianly blackguardly thievish peccant deplorable culpable undesirable knavish shoddy corrupting depraving unseemly perverting degrading indecent bad-hearted subversive demoralising salacious demoralizing exploitative debauched erring fallen treacherous uncharitable unbecoming sullied undignified tainted abject disturbing abhorrent inequitable cowardly unworthy shabby inelegant off-colour servile scurvy lamentable caitiff black-hearted off-color dissipated devious unconscionable lewd wanton unjust unchaste decadent licentious lustful ribald unclean abandoned vulgar unfair loose rakish profaned shameless lascivious prurient irreverent lecherous pornographic smutty desecrated coarse hurtful mischievous unvirtuous fraudulent invidious malefic devilish miscreant Machiavellian perverse libertine sick rakehell vindictive demoralized jackleg opprobrious rakehelly crude profligate cutthroat guilty filthy bawdy raunchy blameworthy indelicate blue risqué toxic uncleanly X-rated naughty lowlife censurable blamable low-life demoralised demonic delinquent lawbreaking rancorous wrathful satanic spiteful shadowy under-the-table condemnable against the law dangerous worthless scathel unregenerate aberrant errant demeritorious blameful amiss sinning deleterious damaging incorrigible baneful nocuous adverse noxious prejudicial baleful wayward ill detrimental bad news barbarian intemperate atheistic vice-ridden rude suggestive deceitful fast promiscuous cunning graceless crafty earthy whorish guileful saturnalian sly saucy fruity gross slippery of easy virtue Rabelaisian scheming steamy carnal questionable cheating trashy malodorous unconventional near the knuckle near the bone off colour nudge-nudge furtive immodest porny concupiscent unprintable perfidious not pure stag gutter locker-room venal corrupted mercenary recreant conscienceless ruthless unconscientious petty wrongdoing casuistic selfish self-seeking arrant two-faced

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Causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed
offensive derogatory insulting abusive disparaging rude scurrilous slighting contemptuous hurtful objectionable degrading disrespectful obnoxious insolent vulgar spiteful malicious scandalous unpleasant discourteous exceptionable wounding unacceptable unkind reprehensible nasty dirty uncivil affronting displeasing cruel hostile snide unmannerly upsetting censurable low coarse impolite hateful impertinent annoying detestable inconsiderate indecent impudent provocative vindictive personal despiteful outrageous provoking crude vexing irritating humiliating exasperating galling shocking improper denigratory deprecatory scornful vituperative sarcastic disapproving deprecating sneering scoffing mocking shrewish taunting cynical jeering ridiculing insinuating biting caustic derisive ill-natured snarky sarky mordacious disdainful depreciatory cutting belittling pejorative uncomplimentary demeaning derisory depreciative derogative denigrative critical contumelious detractive decrying negative censorious vilifying opprobrious reproachful unfavourable maligning detracting traducing discrediting unflattering unfavorable minimising diminishing deflating catty dishonouring discreditable aspersing malevolent dishonoring minimizing fault-finding defamatory libellous libelous vituperatory scathing supercilious cheeky abhorrent reviling obloquious foul slanderous insensitive violent berating calumniating invective scurril vitriolic truculent scurrile blasphemous inappropriate politically incorrect haughty arrogant proud condescending snobbish uppity snooty sniffy withering snotty cavalier cool full of contempt on your high horse high and mighty calumniatory damaging acerbic familiar intrusive tactless unfriendly bitter sharp scolding abrupt curt brusque gruff short surly blunt ungracious prejudiced bad-mannered ill-mannered unaware mortifying depreciating castigating repulsive distasteful harsh offhand un-PC contemptible disgusting deplorable insufferable unwelcome disagreeable repugnant undesirable upbraiding saucy pert pushy brazen forward malapert sassy brash reproving castigatory intolerable insupportable sharp-tongued out of line beyond the pale out of order superior lordly aloof hoity-toity imperious patronizing indifferent dismissive hifalutin prideful lofty highfalutin uppish vain overbearing rejecting patronising antipathetic contemning turning up your nose at egotistic averse high-and-mighty unsympathetic scouting despising looking down your nose at repudiating toplofty audacious snippy bold sardonic hard temperamental hard-nosed cold-shoulder

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Contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something