Synonyms and Antonyms of polished
1 having a shiny surface or finish she could see her face reflected in the polished hood of the car Synonyms of polished buffed, burnished, glistening, lustrous, glossy, rubbed, satin, satiny, sleekWords Related to polished brushed, eggshell, semigloss, semilustrous; silken, silky, slick, slippery; glassy, glazed, lacquered, shellacked, varnished; gleaming, glittering, reflective, shiningNear Antonyms of polished lackluster; unvarnishedAntonyms of polished dim, dull, flat, lusterless, matte (also mat or matt)
2 having or showing a taste for the fine arts and gracious living showing the polished manners of a cosmopolitan woman Synonyms of polished accomplished, civilized, couth, cultured, genteel, cultivated, refinedWords Related to polished cerebral, highbrow, highbrowed, high-toned, intellectual, intellectualist, intellectualistic; bourgeois, middlebrow; educated, erudite, knowledgeable, learned, literate, scholarly, well-read; civil, courteous, mannerly, polite, well-bred; cosmopolitan, sophisticated, urbane; hypercivilized, overcivilized, oversophisticatedNear Antonyms of polished ignorant, illiterate, uneducated, unlettered; lowbrow, unintelligent; coarse, ill-bred, ill-mannered; backwoods, provincial, rustic (also rustical); inelegant, polyester, unsophisticated; boorish, churlish, cloddish, clownish, crude, uncouth, vulgarAntonyms of polished barbaric, barbarous, philistine, uncivilized, uncultured, ungenteel, unpolished, unrefined
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