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Synonyms for precocious
prɪˈkoʊ ʃəspre·co·cious

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  1. precociousadjective

    Antonyms:
    serotinous

  2. precociousadjective

    Antonyms:
    serotinous

  3. precociousadjective

    The precocious child began reading the newspaper at age four.

    Antonyms:
    serotinous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. precocious

    Synonyms:
    premature, predeveloped, overforward

    Antonyms:
    tardy, backward, slow-growing, crude

Princeton's WordNet

  1. precociousadjective

    characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)

    "a precocious child"; "a precocious achievement"

    Antonyms:
    half-witted, slow-witted, simple-minded, simple, moronic, later(a), idiotic, imbecile, imbecilic, dim-witted, late, feebleminded, retarded, delayed, cretinous, backward

  2. precociousadjective

    appearing or developing early

    "precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"

    Antonyms:
    moronic, imbecilic, cretinous, simple, feebleminded, retarded, half-witted, imbecile, slow-witted, backward, late, dim-witted, delayed, later(a), simple-minded, idiotic

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. precociousadjective

    Synonyms:
    premature (especially in mental development), too forward

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "precocious":

    early

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How to use precocious in a sentence?

  1. Ozzy Osbournes wife:

    I told a true story about a fire I had in my house, he went in, he got the paintings out. And then, just to be precocious, I said at the end of this little thing I was doing, Oh, and then I fired him.

  2. Heather Zoumas Lubeski:

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. manufactures and markets Supprelin® LA for the treatment of children with central precocious puberty (CPP), vantas®, indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer, was discontinued due to manufacturing issues and has not been a promoted product for more than five years.

  3. Fabrice:

    Mozart was so precocious that, at the age of 35, he was already dead!


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