Thesaurus

suppliant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of suppliant

  1. one who asks earnestly for a favor or gift didn't like being in the position of a suppliant, having to ask her parents to help her pay the rent on her apartment Synonyms petitioner, pleader, solicitor, suitor, supplicantRelated Words beggar, mendicant, panhandler; cadger, moocher, schnorrer; asker, requester, suer


suppliant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of suppliant

  1. asking humbly the suppliant thief pleaded for a second chance Synonyms beseeching, entreating, imploring, pleading, prayerful, soliciting, supplicant, supplicating, supplicatory Related Words begging, importunate, insistent, persistent


Learn More about suppliant


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up suppliant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being altered or controlled

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!