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ripe

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ripe

  1. 1 fully grown or developed <a ripe tomato> Synonyms adult, full-blown, full-fledged, matured, mature, ripenedRelated Words aged, aging (or ageing), long-lived, old, older; golden, mellowNear Antonyms blooming, blossoming, burgeoning, flourishing, flowering; undeveloped, unfinished, unfledged, unformedAntonyms adolescent, green, immature, juvenile, unripe, unripened, young, youngish, youthful

  2. 2 having an unpleasant smell <the clothes of the field hands were sweaty and ripe after a hard day's work> Synonyms fetid, foul, frowsty [chiefly British], frowsy (or frowzy), funky, fusty, musty, noisome, rank, reeking, reeky, malodorous, smelly, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strongRelated Words putrid, rancid, skunky, stale; bad, disgusting, offensive, repulsive, revolting, vile; decayed, decaying, decomposed, decomposing, rotted, rotten, rotting, spoiled, spoiling; dirty, filthy, nasty, noxious; odiferous, odoriferous, odorousNear Antonyms flowery, fruity, spicy, woodsyAntonyms ambrosial, aromatic, fragrant, perfumed, redolent, savory (also savoury), scented, sweet




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