Synonyms of lick in English:

lick


See definition of lick

verb

1‘the spaniel leapt to lick his face’

SYNONYMS

tongue, wet, moisten, wash, clean

taste, lap, slurp

2‘she sat looking into the flames licking round the coal’

SYNONYMS

flicker, play, flick, flit, dart, ripple, dance

3‘they licked the home side 3-0’

See defeat

4‘the Prime Minister claimed that the government had inflation licked’


noun

1‘the building itself had changed little, apart from a lick of paint here and there’

SYNONYMS

dab, bit, drop, dash, spot, touch, hint, dribble, splash, sprinkle, trickle

little

informal smidgen, tad

ANTONYMS

lashings

2‘you came up that last bit at a fair lick’

SYNONYMS

speed, rate, pace, tempo, velocity, momentum

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