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oceanic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of oceanic

  1. 1 of or relating to the sea <the theory that ancient mariners took advantage of oceanic currents to roam the seas on primitive rafts> Synonyms maritime, marine, pelagicRelated Words abyssal, deep-sea, deepwater, saltwater; benthic; admiralty, nautical, naval; undersea, underwater; hydrographic, oceanographic (also oceanographical)

  2. 2 of, relating to, or occurring in the open sea <during his solo crossing of the Atlantic he managed to avoid the fierce oceanic storms that rage in those tropical latitudes> Synonyms blue-water, deep-sea, pelagicRelated Words deepwater; marine, maritime, nauticalNear Antonyms littoral

  3. 3 unusually large <an oceanic field of wheat that stretched as far as the eye could see> Synonyms astronomical (also astronomic), Brobdingnagian, bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), cyclopean, elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantesque, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, huge, pharaonic, planetary, prodigious, super, super-duper, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whoppingRelated Words big, bulky, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous; august, formidable, grandiose, imposing, lofty, majestic; cavernous, monolithic, overwhelming, staggering, stupendous, towering; boundless, immeasurable, infiniteNear Antonyms little, mini, petite, pint-size (or pint-sized), puny, small, smallish, undersized (also undersize); dinky, dwarfish, half-pintAntonyms bantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, Lilliputian, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee




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