What are some opposite words for average?

Antonyms for average
ˈæv ər ɪdʒ, ˈæv rɪdʒ

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term average.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. average, norm(noun)

    a statistic describing the location of a distribution

    "it set the norm for American homes"

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, uncommon, extraordinary

    Synonyms:
    norm

  2. average(noun)

    (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

    Antonyms:
    uncommon, unnatural, abnormal, immoderate, extraordinary

    Synonyms:
    norm

  3. average(adj)

    an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual

    "he is about average in height"; "the snowfall this month is below average"

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, uncommon, extraordinary, immoderate

    Synonyms:
    norm

  4. average, mean(a)(adj)

    approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value

    "the average income in New England is below that of the nation"; "of average height for his age"; "the mean annual rainfall"

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, extraordinary, uncommon, immoderate

  5. average, ordinary(adj)

    lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered

    "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"

    Antonyms:
    uncommon, abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, extraordinary

    Synonyms:
    fair, mean(a), middling, ordinary, median(a), mediocre, medium, modal(a), intermediate

  6. average, fair, mediocre, middling(adj)

    lacking exceptional quality or ability

    "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"

    Antonyms:
    unnatural, immoderate, abnormal, extraordinary, uncommon

    Synonyms:
    mean(a), modal(a), mediocre, second-rate, reasonable, intermediate, fair(a), medium, bonnie, comely, middling, bonny, ordinary, just, median(a), sightly, clean, fair, fairish, honest

  7. average, intermediate, medium(adj)

    around the middle of a scale of evaluation

    "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, unnatural, abnormal, uncommon, immoderate

    Synonyms:
    fair, mean(a), middling, ordinary, median(a), mediocre, medium, modal(a), intermediate

  8. modal(a), average(adj)

    relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

    "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, immoderate, unnatural, abnormal, uncommon

  9. median(a), average(verb)

    relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)

    "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"; "the median income for the year was $15,000"

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, unnatural, immoderate, uncommon, extraordinary

  10. average, average out(verb)

    amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

    "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"

    Antonyms:
    unnatural, extraordinary, immoderate, abnormal, uncommon

    Synonyms:
    average out

  11. average(verb)

    achieve or reach on average

    "He averaged a C"

    Antonyms:
    unnatural, abnormal, uncommon, immoderate, extraordinary

    Synonyms:
    average out

  12. average, average out(verb)

    compute the average of

    Antonyms:
    abnormal, uncommon, unnatural, extraordinary, immoderate

    Synonyms:
    average out

Wiktionary

  1. average(adjective)

    Constituting or relating to the average.

    The average age of the participants was 18.5.

    Synonyms:
    mean, expectation

  2. average(adjective)

    Neither very good nor very bad; rated somewhere in the middle of all others in the same category.

    I soon found I was only an average chess player.

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary

    Synonyms:
    rank, unremarkable, comme ci comme ça, middle, medium, mediocre, middling, so-so

  3. average(adjective)

    Typical.

    batting average

    Synonyms:
    standard, bog-standard, conventional, regular, normal, usual, typical

  4. average(adjective)

    Not outstanding, not good, banal; bad or poor.

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, uninspiring

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. average

    Antonyms:
    extreme, excess, defect, perfectness, perfection

    Synonyms:
    mean, medium, middle, mediocre

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. average(a)

    Synonyms:
    medium, ordinary, mediocre, middling

Editors Contribution

  1. prerogative

    Submitted by anonymous on February 10, 2020  
  2. prodigy

    someone that’s is ok at a subject which is the opposite of naturally gifted

    Submitted by anonymous on November 19, 2019  

How to use average in a sentence?

  1. Johnny Wowk:

    I'm not your average Johnny

  2. Tara Cornelisse:

    I think the average is 12 years.

  3. Father Larry Lorenzoni:

    The average person thinks he isn't.

  4. Paul Shekelle:

    There's no magic bullet out there, on average.

  5. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Fettig:

    We need to see the average household income rise.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#774average
#2685extreme
#4133excess
#6982extraordinary
#10327defect
#11450perfection
#11656abnormal
#14075uncommon
#27071unnatural
#177689immoderate
#298920perfectness

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