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honey

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of honey

  1. 1 a lovely woman she's a honey, all right Synonyms babe [slang], beauty queen, cookie (or cooky), cutie (or cutey), dolly bird [British], enchantress, eyeful, fox, goddess, beauty, knockout, queen, stunnerRelated Words 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 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 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, sweetheartRelated Words marvel, phenomenon, prodigy, sensation, wonder; catch, crown jewel, diamond, gem, imperial, jewel, pearl, plum, treasureNear Antonyms 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 beloved, darling, dear, flame, hon, sweetheart, love, squeeze [slang], sweet, sweetie, sweetie pie, trueloveRelated Words 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 adulate, belaud, blarney, butter up, hero-worship, flatter, massage, overpraise, puff, soft-soap, strokeRelated Words 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 bad-mouth, belittle, decry, depreciate, disparage, put down


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