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wad

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wad

  1. 1 a considerable amount a starlet who usually gets a big wad of publicity for her nonstop antics Synonyms of wad abundance, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, mess, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, pack, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, lot, wealth, yardWords Related to wad epidemic, plague, rash; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, plethora, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; deluge, flood, overflow; army, bevy, cram, crowd, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mob, multitude, press, score, sea, swarm, throng; gazillion, jillion, kazillion, million, thousands, trillion, zillionNear Antonyms of wad atom, crumb, dot, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, grain, granule, iota, jot, modicum, molecule, mote, nubbin, particle, ray, scintilla, scrap, shred, tittle, whit; smatter, smattering; dash, drop, morsel, shot; piece, portion, section; absence, dearth, famine, lack, paucity, poverty, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, want; deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, meagerness, scantiness, scantness, skimpinessAntonyms of wad ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace

  2. 2 a small uneven mass a wad of gum stuck to the desk Synonyms of wad blob, chunk, clod, clot, clump, dollop, glob, gob, gobbet, hunk, knob, nub, nubble, nugget, lumpWords Related to wad bead, drop, globule; block, body, bulk; particle, piece, portion; bit, chip, crumb, granule, morsel, nubbin, patch, scrap

  3. 3 a very large amount of money amassed—and lost—a wad playing the stock market Synonyms of wad big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, fortuneWords Related to wad heap, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove; assets, capital, means, property, riches, wealth, wherewithal; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, tender, wampumNear Antonyms of wad petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending moneyAntonyms of wad mite, peanuts, pittance song


wad

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wad

  1. to form into a round compact mass disgusted, she wadded up the paper and threw it in the wastebasket Synonyms of wad agglomerate, ball, roll, round Words Related to wad bunch, clump, lump; bead, pearl, pellet, pelletize; sphere Near Antonyms of wad flatten, open, smooth, spread, unfold Antonyms of wad unroll



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