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Synonyms for waxy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waxen, waxy(adj)

    made of or covered with wax

    "waxen candles"; "careful, the floor is waxy"

    Synonyms:
    impressionable, bendable, waxlike, impressible, waxen, pliant, pliable

    Antonyms:
    colourful, inflexible, colorful

  2. impressionable, waxy, impressible(adj)

    easily impressed or influenced

    "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age"; "a waxy mind"

    Synonyms:
    impressionable, bendable, waxlike, impressible, waxen, pliant, pliable

    Antonyms:
    colorful, inflexible, colourful

  3. bendable, pliable, pliant, waxy(adj)

    capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking

    "a flexible wire"; "a pliant young tree"

    Synonyms:
    impressionable, bendable, waxlike, flexible, tractile, waxen, elastic, impressible, pliant, ductile, plastic, tensile, malleable, fictile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    colorful, inflexible, colourful

  4. waxen, waxlike, waxy(adj)

    having the paleness of wax

    "the poor face with the same awful waxen pallor"- Bram Stoker; "the soldier turned his waxlike features toward him"; "a thin face with a waxy paleness"

    Synonyms:
    impressionable, bendable, waxlike, impressible, waxen, pliant, pliable

    Antonyms:
    inflexible, colorful, colourful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. waxy(a)

    Synonyms:
    waxen, ceraceous, ceral, facile, pliable, fictile, impressible, plastic

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  1. List of paraphrases for "waxy":

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How to use waxy in a sentence?

  1. Andre Simpson:

    We did analysis on the butterfly. It felt rubbery to touch, with a waxy surface that repelled water.


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