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see–through

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of see–through

  1. 1 easily seen through <consumers pretty much expect see-through packaging for bacon> Synonyms crystal, crystal clear, crystalline, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid, see-through, transparentRelated Words colorless, uncolored; diaphanous, lucid, semitranslucent, semitransparent, sheer, translucent, transparentized; glassy, vitreousNear Antonyms colored, dark, glazed, tinted; filmy, foggy, hazy, misty, nebulous, smoky (also smokey); dense, muddy, murky, turbidAntonyms cloudy, opaque

  2. 2 very thin and easy to see through <a designer whose see-through clothes scandalized the fashion world back in the 1960s> Synonyms cobwebby, diaphanous, filmy, gauzelike, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, see-through, transparentRelated Words peekaboo; clear, crystal, crystalline, limpid, liquid, lucent, pellucid; lucid, translucent; dainty, delicate, flimsy, fragile, frail, insubstantial, unsubstantial; colorless, uncoloredNear Antonyms opaque; cloudy, foggy, hazy, misty, murky, nebulous, smoky (also smokey); drab, dull, lackluster, lusterless




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