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powwow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of powwow

  1. 1 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose <all the departments met for a brief powwow after lunch> Synonyms assembly, congress, convention, convocation, council, gathering, get-together, huddle, meetingRelated Words clinic, workshop; cabinet, caucus, conclave, synod; demonstration, rally; confab, conversation, dialogue (also dialog), discourse, discussion, palaver, talk; negotiation, parley, summit; conference, forum, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposium; audience, interview, session

  2. 2 a meeting featuring a group discussion <the mayor's powwow with local business leaders to discuss downtown development> Synonyms colloquy, conference, council, panel, panel discussion, parley, forum, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposiumRelated Words colloquium; caucus, town meeting; assembly, conclave, congregation, congress, consistory, convention, convocation, synod; debate, deliberation; brainstorming; chat room, newsgroup

  3. 3 a social gathering <our neighbors kept us up most of the night with a raucous powwow> Synonyms affair, bash, binge, blast, blowout, do, event, fete (or fête), function, get-together, party, reception, shindigRelated Words benefit, fund-raiser; ball, dance, formal, prom; celebration, gala, occasion; bacchanal, bacchanalia, orgy, saturnalia; bake, clambake, cocktail party, hen party, house party, housewarming, icebreaker, kaffeeklatsch, kegger (also keg party), klatch (also klatsch), masquerade, meet and greet, mixer, salon, shower, social, soiree (or soirée), stag, supper, symposium, tea, tea party




powwow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of powwow

  1. to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem <civic leaders powwowed for hours trying to resolve the issue> Synonyms advise, confab, confabulate, consult, counsel, parley, confer, treatRelated Words argue, bandy, bat (around), chew over, debate, deliberate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), kick around, moot, palaver, talk, talk over, ventilate; rehash; coach, guide, tutor; recommend, suggest; direct, refer (to)




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