- n a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
- What's left is something worthy of a really good antonym.
- Chicago's only New Deal paper, it was the Tribune's political antonym from the start.
- One such question asked for the antonym of the word imbibe, whose common definitions are to drink and to receive into the mind.