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dean

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dean

  1. the senior member of a group <the dean of the Aspen ski instructors oversaw the training of the rescue team> Synonyms doyen, elder, elder statesman, éminence grise, nestor, senior Related Words better, superior; old hand, old-timer, vet, veteran Near Antonyms doyenne; inferior, subordinate, underling; beginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro Antonyms baby, junior




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