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average

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of average

  1. 1 being about midway between extremes of amount or size since a Chihuahua seems as impractical as a Saint Bernard, let's get a dog of more average dimensions Synonyms of average middle, intermediate, mean, median, medium, middling, midsize (also midsized), moderate, modestWords Related to average reasonable; common, commonplace, conventional, normal, popular, regular, routine, standard, typical, usual; adequate, passable, tolerableNear Antonyms of average excessive, extreme; exceptional, rare, strange, uncommon, unusual; distinctive, idiosyncratic, special, unique; individual, peculiar, private

  2. 2 being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events just an average day at the office Synonyms of average ordinary, common, commonplace, cut-and-dried (also cut-and-dry), everyday, garden-variety, normal, prosaic, routine, run-of-the-mill, standard, standard-issue, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual, workadayWords Related to average regular, typical, unextraordinary; familiar, homely, plain, plain-Jane, popular, vulgar; natural; customary, wonted; insignificant, trivial, unimportant; frequent, habitual; expected, predictableNear Antonyms of average curious, funny, peculiar, quaint, queer; aberrant, anomalous, atypical, irregular, untypical; rare, recherché, scarce; fantastic (also fantastical), phenomenal; bizarre, far-out, Kafkaesque, outrageous, outré, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, wild; eccentric, idiosyncratic, kooky (also kookie), nonconformist, oddball, offbeat, unconventional, unorthodox; freak, freakish; conspicuous, notable, novel, outstanding, prominent, salient, signal, striking, unexampled, unprecedented; singular, unique, unparalleledAntonyms of average abnormal, exceptional, extraordinary, odd, out-of-the-way, strange, unusual

  3. 3 having or showing the qualities associated with the members of a particular group or kind the company's marketing people want to interview average teenagers to see what kinds of clothes appeal to them Synonyms of average archetypal (also archetypical), typical, characteristic, normal, regular, representative, standard, trueWords Related to average common, commonplace, conventional, customary, everyday, ordinary, usual, wonted, workaday; classic, textbook, vintage; expected, familiar, habitual, predictable, routine, unexceptional, unremarkable; predominant, preponderantNear Antonyms of average uncommon, unconventional, uncustomary, unusual, unwonted; distinctive, especial, exceptional, extraordinary, infrequent, noteworthy, rare, remarkable, singular, special, unexpected, unfamiliar, unique, unpredictable; eccentric, idiosyncratic, nonconformist, peculiar, unknown, unorthodox; curious, erratic, funky, funny, odd, oddball, offbeat, outlandish, quirky, screwy, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out; bizarre, fantastic (also fantastical), far-out, freak, freakish, kooky (also kookie), out-of-the-way, outrageous, outré, rare, singular, unnatural, weird, wildAntonyms of average aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, atypical, deviant, irregular, nonrepresentative, nontypical, untypical


average

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of average

  1. what is typical of a group, class, or series my cat's a cut above the average when it comes to being a finicky eater Synonyms of average norm, normal, par, standard Words Related to average golden mean, mean, median, middle; commonplace, ordinary, rule, run, status quo, usual; exemplar, representative Near Antonyms of average abnormality, anomaly, deviation, exception, rarity



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