For instance, the big, bad wolf can become the enormous, naughty wolf. Last edited on Sep 06 2010. Then all I can say is, that when you lose it you'll be in a bad pickle. By the end of the week, everyone will know more about antonyms and each other! Supposition: an idea based on preliminary consideration, or one that someone believes 46. Synonyms Antonyms Definitions Examples Parts of speech. Tie the assignment to literature by having students choose words from a book they are reading.
Over the past six months I've been working on the verbal language that I've been using that I don't even realize hurts others and in some cases makes them feel inferior. Intellection: the act of thinking or reasoning 29. Barney Rubble is a character from the Flintstones cartoon. My boner is showing through my pants. Gossiping about the boss can be bad juju.
Last edited on Oct 02 2015. Last edited on Dec 27 2017. The definitions of these slang words appear below the list. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Last edited on Jul 30 2007. Intuition: an idea based on a sudden realization, or on feeling without conscious thinking 30.
In other words, a harmful action that may bring about the same action on oneself. Last edited on May 31 2004. When students finish, post all the versions randomly on a bulletin board and see if students can match them up. Hang the posters for all to see. That bloke is a right arsehole. What is another word for email? Image: a mental picture, or an idea one is able to envision based on words; also, a depiction or picture, the ideal depiction of someone or something based on propaganda or publicity, or someone who closely resembles another 26.
Whim: an unusual and perhaps sudden idea; also, a rotating drum or shaft Want to improve your English in 5 minutes a day? Reserve this word for when there's no doubt it's accurate. Each day over the span of a week, read a few antonym riddles out loud and invite the class to guess who wrote each one. Once everyone is ready, appoint a timekeeper and explain how to play. Apprehension: the act or quality of becoming aware or grasping a meaning; also, the act of arresting someone or to a sense of foreboding 3. They then find synonyms for each word in their puzzles to supply as clues. Last edited on Mar 09 2009. Notion: an idea or understanding that may be imaginative or speculative; also, something believed to be true or appropriate, or, in plural form, practical personal or hygienic items 33.
In movies, a villain is a bad guy. Edit: Because people say bad is vague I will try to sum up the phrase meaning a little better. I like to play basketball. Prejudice: an idea or feeling of dislike or animosity about someone or something; also, wrong done to someone 40. Freak: see primary definition of whim; also, a strange event, person, or thing, or a person who is enthusiastic about or obsessed with something 20. Last edited on Mar 03 2000.
He has this put together bass ackwards. Prepossession: see the primary definition of prejudice; also, an obsession with one idea or thing 42. Submitted by from Blackpool, United Kingdom on. Keep an eye out for Barney. The term is sometimes used to describe something — something that doesn't live up to expectations. Synonym Word Search Challenge your class to design their own word search puzzles.
Last edited on May 01 2004. Get Word of the Day daily email! Synonym Games Roundabout: Get students up out of their seats with this game! Stick it up your arse! Last edited on Nov 25 2010. Synonym Partners: Record pairs of synonyms on index cards, one word per card. Her boobs swung to beating drums. Until three months ago I used this on my landing page.
Maybe you were wanting something much worse than being merely disappointing, but bad is a rather vague word, so it's hard to know for sure. If that's the case, though, I'm sorry about this hollow bunny of an answer. Where does this category appear in the slang thesaurus? As a class, brainstorm words that describe attributes that students want to see throughout the year in the classroom, e. Reflection: an idea formed, or a comment made, after careful thinking; also, the act of careful thinking, or something that causes a negative response, or the return of light or sound waves from a surface, the creation of such a phenomenon, or the phenomenon itself 44. Citation from Austin Powers in Goldmember 2002 film censored in hope of resolving.
Then, ask students to write opposite statements using antonyms on the other side of their cards. Last edited on Jun 12 2008. Kink: see the primary definition of whim; also, an unusual or clever approach, an eccentricity or fetish, a curl, twist, or other imperfection, or a cramp 31. How are they different from the originals? Submitted by from Blackpool, United Kingdom on. Brainchild: an idea or product one has thought up or created 7. I think we assed up the acquisition. That was a bad beat.