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silk–stocking

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of silk–stocking

  1. 1 having goods, property, or money in abundance the luxurious resort caters exclusively to a silk-stocking clientele Synonyms of silk–stocking affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-doWords Related to silk–stocking better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privilegedNear Antonyms of silk–stocking unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, shortAntonyms of silk–stocking destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken

  2. 2 of high birth, rank, or station detectives assigned to investigate crimes among the silk-stocking types found on the city's gold coast Synonyms of silk–stocking aristocratic, blue-blooded, genteel, gentle, grand, great, highborn, highbred, patrician, silk-stocking, upper-class, upper-crust, wellbornWords Related to silk–stocking high, lofty, superior; elevated, ennobled, exalted; gentlemanly, kingly, knightly, ladylike, lordly, princely, queenly, regal, royal; high-level, seniorNear Antonyms of silk–stocking inferior, knavish; bastard, illegitimate; ordinary, plain; abased, degraded; junior, subordinateAntonyms of silk–stocking baseborn, common, humble, ignoble, low, lower-class, lowly, mean, nonaristocratic, plebeian, ungenteel


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