What is another word for lighter?

162 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ lˈa͡ɪtə], [ lˈa‍ɪtə], [ l_ˈaɪ_t_ə]

The word "lighter" has multiple meanings. It can be used to describe an object that is less heavy, it can refer to a device used to ignite flames, and it can also refer to a type of boat. Some common synonyms for the first meaning include "featherweight," "lightweight," and "airy." For the second meaning, synonyms include "match," "torch," and "lighter fluid." Lastly, for the third meaning, synonyms include "skiff," "dinghy," and "canoe." Depending on the context in which the word "lighter" is used, choosing an appropriate synonym can help to better express the intended meaning.

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What are the hypernyms for Lighter?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    heat source, fire apparatus, ignition device, fire starter, Discharge tool, Fire lighter, Fire producer, Flaming instrument, Provoking utility.

What are the hyponyms for Lighter?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for lighter (as verbs)

Usage examples for Lighter

It vas goin round so,-und it vas more lighter yet as dot man here, und hees face vas more lighter too, und he valked mit stick all time und he don' go long mit hees head up,-red in hees face like dis man here und dark in hees face too.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The moon already rose higher in the heavens; it was therefore considerably lighter.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
I just discovered it by accident, almost- Kent lifted his head and looked keenly at her, and his face was a lighter shade of brown than it had been.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

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