Thesaurus

monster

adjective

monster

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of monster

  1. 1 a strange or horrible and often frightening creature both children insisted that their parents check under the bed for monsters every night Synonyms of monster grotesque, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), monstrosity, ogre Words Related to monster ogress; Frankenstein; bête noire, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear; banshee, bogeyman (also bogyman), demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, fright, imp, incubus; horror, terror; abomination, anathema; abnormality, freak; mutant, mutation

  2. 2 a person, thing, or event that is far from normal the gardener destroyed all of the monsters that mutated from his tomato plants Synonyms of monster abnormality, anomaly, freak, monstrosityWords Related to monster abortion, malformation, miscreation, mutant, mutation; character, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; aberrant, deviant; individualist, maverick, nonconformist; curiosity, peculiarity, singularity; aberration, exception, irregularity, oddity, rarityNear Antonyms of monster sample, specimen; commonplace, usualAntonyms of monster average, norm, normal, par, standard

  3. 3 a mean, evil, or unprincipled person the guards at the concentration camps were monsters who enjoyed seeing their victims suffer Synonyms of monster baddie (or baddy), beast, brute, caitiff, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), miscreant, villain, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scapegrace, scoundrel, varlet, wretchWords Related to monster villainess; blackguard; criminal, crook, culprit, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, perp, perpetrator, transgressor; sinner, trespasser, wrongdoer; cad, heel, serpent, snake, viper; bandit, bravo, desperado, outlaw; con, convict, jailbird; assassin, cutthroat, gangster, goon, gunman, hoodlum, hooligan, racketeer, ruffian, thug; rough, rowdy, tough; loser, lowlife, ne'er-do-well, stinker, trashNear Antonyms of monster angel, innocent, saint; hero

  4. 4 something large of its kind a monster of a sandwich that could easily feed two hearty eaters Synonyms of monster behemoth, blockbuster, colossus, dinosaur, dreadnought, elephant, Goliath, jumbo, leviathan, mammoth, mastodon, giant, titan, whale, whopperWords Related to monster amazon, giantess; bulk, hulk; heavyweight; juggernaut, steamrollerNear Antonyms of monster lightweight, weakling, wimp, wisp; nonentity, twerp, whippersnapperAntonyms of monster diminutive, dwarf, half-pint, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, shrimp


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