Synonyms and Antonyms of exclusive

  1. 1 belonging only to the one person, unit, or group named residents of the apartment complex have exclusive use of the pool Synonyms sole, single, unsharedRelated Words proprietary; personal, privateNear Antonyms common, communal, conjoint, cooperative, joint, multiple, mutual, pooled, public, shared, unitedAntonyms nonexclusive

  2. 2 not divided or scattered among several areas of interest or concern during interviews she always gives the job applicant her exclusive attention Synonyms all, concentrated, entire, whole, focused (also focussed), undividedRelated Words absolute, complete, full, lump, teetotal, thorough, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unqualified, utter; comprehensive, intact, integral, perfect, unbrokenNear Antonyms deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, halfway, incomplete, partialAntonyms diffuse, divided, scattered

  3. 3 appealing to affluent consumers a section of the city where the exclusive boutiques and fashionable restaurants are concentrated Synonyms upscale, high-end, upmarketRelated Words elegant, fashionable, posh; extravagant, ostentatious, showy; deluxe, lavish, luxuriant, luxurious, opulent, plush, sumptuous; costly, expensiveNear Antonyms cheap, inexpensiveAntonyms dime-store, discount, down-market, downscale, low-end

  4. 4 being in the latest or current fashion an exclusive designer gown of the sort that shows up on red carpets Synonyms à la mode (also a la mode), au courant, chic, cool [slang], stylish, fashionable, fresh [slang], happening, hip, in, modish, sharp, smart, snappy, supercool, swell, swish, trendy, voguishRelated Words downtown, edgy, funky; dapper, dashing, dressy, kicky, natty, rakish, sassy, saucy, spiffy, spruce; chichi, classy, flossy, haute (also haut), nobby, posh, ritzy, soigné (or soignée), swank (or swanky); elegant, graceful, handsome, majestic, refined, sophisticated, stately, tasteful, understated; doggish, doggy, flashy, gallant; dandyish, dudish, foppish; ultrachic, ultracool, ultrahip, ultraposh, ultrasmart, ultrasophisticatedNear Antonyms cheesy, tacky, unattractive, unbecoming; graceless, inelegant, tasteless, trashy, unhandsome; frowsy (or frowzy), sloppy, slovenly, unkempt, untidy; disheveled (or dishevelled), messy, mussy, rumpled, wrinkled; shabby, sleazyAntonyms dowdy, out, outmoded, styleless, unchic, uncool, unfashionable, unmodish, unstylish

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