Synonyms of gem in English:

gem


See definition of gem

noun

1‘diamonds, rubies, and other gems’

SYNONYMS

jewel, precious stone, semi-precious stone, stone, solitaire, brilliant, baguette, cabochon

archaic bijou

2‘the gem of the collection is the tyrannosaurus skeleton’

SYNONYMS

best, finest, pride, prize, treasure, glory, wonder, flower, pearl, jewel, the jewel in the crown, masterpiece, chef-d'œuvre, leading light, pick, choice, paragon, prime, cream, the crème de la crème, elite, elect

outstanding example, shining example, perfect example of its kind, model, epitome, archetype, ideal, exemplar, nonpareil, paradigm, embodiment, personification, quintessence, standard, prototype, apotheosis, acme

informal one in a million, the bee's knees, something else, the tops

ANTONYMS

dregs