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Synonyms for precocious
prɪˈkoʊ ʃəspre·co·cious

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Wiktionary4.0 / 3 votes

  1. precociousadjective


  2. precociousadjective


  3. precociousadjective

    The precocious child began reading the newspaper at age four.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 2 votes

  1. precocious

    premature, predeveloped, overforward

    tardy, backward, slow-growing, crude

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. precociousadjective

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

    "a precocious child"; "a precocious achievement"

    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"

    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 Synonymes3.0 / 3 votes

  1. precociousadjective

    premature (especially in mental development), too forward

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Fabrice:

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

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