play up synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term play up:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play upverb

    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

    Synonyms:
    cozy up, play up, sidle up, suck up, highlight, cotton up, spotlight, foreground, shine up

    Antonyms:
    background, play down, downplay

  2. cozy up, cotton up, shine up, play up, sidle up, suck upverb

    ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior

    Synonyms:
    soak up, bootlick, sop up, cozy up, highlight, toady, draw, cotton up, shine up, absorb, take in, sidle up, kowtow, spotlight, suck, play up, imbibe, truckle, take up, suck up, foreground, fawn, kotow

    Antonyms:
    play down, downplay, background

Wiktionary

  1. play upverb

    Antonyms:
    play down

  2. play upverb

    To misbehave

    Synonyms:
    act up

    Antonyms:
    play down

  3. play upverb

    To make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight

    Antonyms:
    play down



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