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armor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of armor

  1. 1 means or method of defending <the skunk's primary armor is the foul-smelling fluid that it can eject> Synonyms aegis (also egis), ammunition, defense, buckler, cover, guard, protection, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, wardRelated Words arm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, strongholdNear Antonyms aggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive

  2. 2 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it <the crab's armor makes it difficult prey for some smaller predators> Synonyms {h,1}case, capsule, casing, cocoon, cover, covering, encasement, housing, hull, husk, jacket, pod, sheath, shellRelated Words cartridge, cassette (also casette); bark, crust; carapace, house, mail, panoply, plate, plating, shield; cuticle, hide, skin; envelope, package, wrapper; backing, coating, coverture, facing




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