Synonyms and Antonyms of jewel

  1. 1 a usually valuable stone cut and polished for ornament a necklace set with priceless jewels Synonyms brilliant, gemstone, gem, rock [slang]Related Words bauble, bijou, trinket; birthstone; baguette, cabochon, cameo, scarab, solitaire, teardrop; paste, rhinestone, zircon; crown jewels, jewelryNear Antonyms rough

  2. 2 an asset that brings praise or renown an illuminated medieval manuscript that is the jewel of the library's collection of rare books Synonyms boast, credit, crown jewel, honor, glory, pride, treasure, trophyRelated Words pièce de résistance, showpiece; attraction, feature, highlight; distinction, excellence, merit, value, virtueNear Antonyms disgrace, dishonor; blemish, blot, defect, shame, slur, smirch, smudge, stain, stigma; eyesore, fright, horror, mess

  3. 3 someone or something unusually desirable a star athlete who would be a jewel for any team Synonyms catch, gem, prize, pearl, plum, treasureRelated Words blessing, find, godsend, goody (or goodie), valuable, windfall; booty, loot, plunder, spoil, swag; brass ring; glory, pride; gold, jackpot, prize money, treasure troveNear Antonyms lemon, loser

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