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suppliant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of suppliant

  1. one who asks earnestly for a favor or gift <didn't like being in the position of a suppliant, having to ask her parents to help her pay the rent on her apartment> Synonyms petitioner, pleader, solicitor, suitor, supplicantRelated Words beggar, mendicant, panhandler; cadger, moocher, schnorrer; asker, requester, suer




suppliant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of suppliant

  1. asking humbly <the suppliant thief pleaded for a second chance> Synonyms beseeching, entreating, imploring, pleading, prayerful, soliciting, supplicant, supplicating, supplicatory Related Words begging, importunate, insistent, persistent




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