Synonyms and Antonyms of veneer

  1. 1 a deceptively attractive external appearance the veneer of civility that the neighbors had maintained over the years disappeared with the filing of the first lawsuit Synonyms facade (also façade), gloss, window dressingRelated Words cotton candy, fluff, tinsel; fig leaf; charade, front, guise, masquerade, pose, semblance, show

  2. 2 an outer part or layer the top and sides of the desk are overlaid with cherry veneers, while the interior wood is white pine Synonyms face, outside, shell, skin, surface, exteriorRelated Words facade (also façade), front, top; cover, covering, facing; appearance, disguise, guise, mask, semblance, showAntonyms inside, interior

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