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à la mode

adjective (1)
variants: also a la mode

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(Entry 1 of 20)

being in the latest or current fashion
  • we discovered that what is à la mode for teens to wear in the U.S. isn't all that different from what they wear in Europe

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A-list

noun (1)

Synonyms & Antonyms of A-list (Entry 2 of 20)

individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • the ceremony featured an A-list of Hollywood stars

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A-OK

adjective (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of A-OK (Entry 3 of 20)

of the very best kind
  • rated by his colleagues as an A-OK investigative reporter

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a priori

adjective (3)

Synonyms & Antonyms of a priori (Entry 4 of 20)

being or provable by reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from given information
  • an a priori argument for the defendant's innocence

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cat-a-mountain

noun (2)

Synonyms of cat-a-mountain (Entry 5 of 20)

a large tawny cat of the wild
  • tracks that looked to be those of a cat-a-mountain

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cock-a-hoop

adjective (4)

Synonyms & Antonyms of cock-a-hoop (Entry 6 of 20)

1 having or expressing feelings of joy or triumph
  • the district attorney's office was positively cock-a-hoop upon obtaining a conviction in the case against the mobster

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2 inclined or twisted to one side
  • topped with 50 burning candles all cock-a-hoop and dripping wax, the birthday cake made its dramatic appearance

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ding-a-ling

noun (3)

Synonyms & Antonyms of ding-a-ling (Entry 7 of 20)

a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • some ding-a-ling set off the fire alarm by burning paper in a wastebasket

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high-muck-a-muck

noun (4)
variants: or high-muckety-muck

Synonyms & Antonyms of high-muck-a-muck (Entry 8 of 20)

one of high position or importance within a group
  • failed to pass muster with the country club's high-muck-a-mucks

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mano a mano

adverb (1)

Synonyms of mano a mano (Entry 9 of 20)

in direct confrontation or competition
  • the two brothers decided to go mano a mano in one final match to determine who was the better tennis player

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pit-a-pat

verb

Synonyms of pit-a-pat (Entry 10 of 20)

to expand and contract in a rhythmic manner
  • her heart pit-a-patted with surprise

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tête-à-tête

adverb (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of tête-à-tête (Entry 11 of 20)

in person and usually privately
  • met tête-à-tête with the student's parents to discuss his disciplinary problems in class

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tête-à-tête

noun (5)

Synonyms of tête-à-tête (Entry 12 of 20)

friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this
  • had a quick tête-à-tête with my neighbor before heading off to work

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a posteriori

adjective (5)

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bric-a-brac

noun (6)

Synonyms & Antonyms of bric-a-brac (Entry 14 of 20)

put/place (someone) on a pedestal

phrase (1)

Synonyms & Antonyms of put/place (someone) on a pedestal (Entry 15 of 20)

to treat or regard (someone) as extraordinarily good, successful, important, etc.
  • When you're in love, there's a tendency to put your crush on a pedestal.

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a bit

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Synonyms & Antonyms of a bit (Entry 16 of 20)

a bit much

phrase (3)

Synonyms & Antonyms of a bit much (Entry 17 of 20)

going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount
  • I thought the flashy decorations were a bit much for such a formal event.

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a dime a dozen

phrase (4)

Synonyms & Antonyms of a dime a dozen (Entry 18 of 20)

often observed or encountered
  • Actors like him are a dime a dozen, and you have to stand out if you want to make it in this business.

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a feather in one's cap

phrase (5)

Synonyms & Antonyms of a feather in one's cap (Entry 19 of 20)

1 an asset that brings praise or renown
  • Breaking the story for her newspaper was a a feather in her cap.

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2 a successful result brought about by hard work
  • Winning the lawsuit for her client would be a significant feather in her cap.

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a little

phrase (6)

Synonyms & Antonyms of a little (Entry 20 of 20)

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“à la mode.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/a. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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