What is another word for privet?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈɪvɪt] (IPA)

Privet is a type of evergreen shrub that is commonly used as a hedge in gardens and landscapes. Some synonyms for privet include bush honeysuckle, boxwood, and yew. Boxwood is a popular alternative to privet due to its similar appearance and ability to be shaped into a hedge. Bush honeysuckle and yew are also common alternatives, with bush honeysuckle adding a vibrant color to the landscape with its yellow/orange foliage and yew adding a touch of elegance with its dark, glossy leaves. Other synonyms for privet include ligustrum and privaten, both of which are variations of the original word.

What are the hypernyms for Privet?

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

What are the hyponyms for Privet?

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

What are the holonyms for Privet?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Privet

Directly opposite, the two blue roofs ranged themselves side by side, with long strips of garden and a thick privet hedge between them and the road.
"The Blue Pavilions"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Nor, though thirsty, did he turn aside to the porch of the Fish and Anchor Inn; but kept along the privet hedge until he came to the second blue gate.
"The Blue Pavilions"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Meanwhile Captain Runacles, who watched these operations from the other side of the privet hedge and picked up many scraps of rumour from the antique Simeon, was consumed with scorn and envy.
"The Blue Pavilions"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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