Synonyms and Antonyms of dove
a person who opposes war or warlike policies
- The doves were in favor of using the surplus to improve the nation's schools and not its weapons systems.
an innocent or gentle person
- He's a dove who wouldn't hurt a fly.
babe, colt, cub, fledgling, greenhorn, ingenue (or ingénue), naïf (or naif), newbie, tenderfoot, virgin
mollycoddle, sissy, softy (or softie), weakling, wimp
dupe, pigeon, sap, sucker
bully, roughneck, rowdy, tough
beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, joker, louse, lout, slob
shark, skunk, snake, stinker
devil, knave, miscreant, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villain