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morsel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of morsel

  1. 1 a small piece or quantity of food the chef's cuisine is so good that diners will want to savor every morsel Synonyms of morsel bite, mouthful, nibble, nugget, taste, tidbit (also titbit) Words Related to morsel collop, medallion, noisette; nosh, snack; appetizer, canapé, hors d'oeuvre; bit, chew, crumb, dab, dribble, driblet, fleck, hint, mote, nubbin, particle, pinch, scrap, scruple, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snip, snippet, speck, spot, sprinkling, suspicion, tittle, touch, trace; dash, drop; lap, lick; gulp, swallow, swig

  2. 2 a very small piece searching for any morsel of useful information Synonyms of morsel atom, crumb, dribble, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, bit, mote, nubbin, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, snip, snippet, speck, tittleWords Related to morsel ace, dab, dash, driblet, drop, fraction, haet [chiefly Scottish], halfpenny, ha'penny, iota, jot, kenning [chiefly Scottish], lick, minim, mite, modicum, nutshell, ounce, pinch, shred, smatter, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), spot, strain, streak, suspicion, taste, touch, trace, whisper, whit; bite, mouthful, nibble, tidbit (also titbit); fragment, part, portion, section; chip, flake, shard, shiver, sliver, splinter; clipping, paring, shaving; smithereensNear Antonyms of morsel chunk, gob, hunk, lump, slab; abundance, barrel, bucket, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, peck, pile, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, scads, stack, volume, wad, wealth

  3. 3 a person of no importance or influence a morsel like her wouldn't last a week in the rough-and-tumble world of Wall Street Synonyms of morsel cipher, dwarf, half-pint, insect, insignificancy, lightweight, nobody, nonentity, nothing, nullity, number, pip-squeak, pygmy (also pigmy), shrimp, snippersnapper, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilchWords Related to morsel no-name, noncelebrity; least; inferior, mediocrity, obscurity; figurehead, puppet; nonpersonNear Antonyms of morsel chief, head, lead, leader; celebrity, luminary, notable, personality, planet, star, superstar; authority, superior; great power, party, powerAntonyms of morsel big shot, big wheel, bigwig, eminence, figure, kahuna, kingpin, magnate, nabob, personage, somebody, VIP



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