Thesaurus

honey

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of honey

  1. 1 a lovely woman she's a honey, all right Synonyms of honey babe [slang], beauty queen, cookie (or cooky), cutie (or cutey), dolly bird [British], enchantress, eyeful, fox, goddess, beauty, knockout, queen, stunnerWords Related to honey belle, charmer, peach; bathing beauty, cover girl, pinup girl; bimbette [slang], bunny, houri, sex kitten, sexpot, sex symbol; cutie-pie, dish, doll, dreamboat [slang], hottie, looker, pretty; coquette, femme fatale, siren, temptress, vampNear Antonyms of honey bag, dog, frump; crone, hag, horror, witch; gorgon, monster

  2. 2 something very good of its kind this morning one of my employees had a real honey of an excuse for being late for work Synonyms of honey beaut, beauty, bee's knees, cat's meow, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), daisy, dandy, dilly, doozy (or doozie also doozer), dream, jim-dandy, hot stuff, humdinger, hummer, knockout, lollapalooza, lulu [slang], nifty, peach, pip, pippin, ripper, ripsnorter, snorter, sockdolager (or sockdologer), standout, sweetheartWords Related to honey marvel, phenomenon, prodigy, sensation, wonder; catch, crown jewel, diamond, gem, imperial, jewel, pearl, plum, treasureNear Antonyms of honey bust, disappointment, dud, failure, flop, lemon, letdown, loser, stinker, turkey

  3. 3 a person with whom one is in love he usually gives his honey a dozen red roses on Valentine's Day Synonyms of honey beloved, darling, dear, flame, hon, sweetheart, love, squeeze [slang], sweet, sweetie, sweetie pie, trueloveWords Related to honey beau, boy, boyfriend, fellow, man, swain; gal, girl, girlfriend, inamorata, ladylove, lass, mistress, tootsie; amour, lover, paramour; doll, duck(s) [chiefly British], pet; date, escort, steady; admirer, gallant, suitor, wooer; groom, husband; bride, wife; significant other; fiancé, intended; crush, heartthrob


honey

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of honey

  1. to praise too much she knew that the hairstylist was honeying her for a reason—the expectation of a generous tip Synonyms of honey adulate, belaud, blarney, butter up, hero-worship, flatter, massage, overpraise, puff, soft-soap, strokeWords Related to honey blandish, cajole, coax, sweet-talk, wheedle; fawn, kowtow, suck (up to), toady; idolize, worship; eulogize, extol (also extoll), laud, praise; applaud, commend, compliment; congratulate, felicitate; drool, gush, slaver, slobber; endear, ingratiate; court, romance, wooNear Antonyms of honey bad-mouth, belittle, decry, depreciate, disparage, put down



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