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beater

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of beater

  1. 1 a dilapidated old automobile <he drives a beater that just barely runs> Synonyms clunker, crate, jalopy, junker Related Words flivver, hulk, wreck; lemon

  2. 2 one that defeats an enemy or opponent <no one likes to see the beater of our team in the play-offs> Synonyms victor, conqueror, master, subduer, trimmer, vanquisher, whipper, winnerRelated Words champ, champion, finalist, placer; dominator, overdog, ruler, subjugator, top dogNear Antonyms punching bag, pushover, quitter; failure, flop, washout; underdogAntonyms loser





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