Synonyms of perfect in English:

perfect


See definition of perfect

adjective

1‘she strove to be the perfect wife’

SYNONYMS

ideal, model, without fault, faultless, flawless, consummate, quintessential, exemplary, best, best-example, ultimate, copybook

2‘it was a perfect holiday’

SYNONYMS

superb, exquisite, superlative, excellent, wonderful, marvellous, beautiful, sublime, magnificent, idyllic, blissful, utopian

unrivalled, unequalled, matchless, unparalleled, beyond compare, without equal, second to none, too good to be true, unmatched, incomparable, nonpareil, peerless, inimitable, unexcelled, unsurpassed, unsurpassable

informal out of this world, terrific, fantastic, fabulous, great, super, heavenly, glorious, gorgeous, stellar, divine, phenomenal, sensational, dreamy, fab, fabby, fantabulous, awesome, to die for, magic, ace

British informal brilliant, brill, bosting

rare unexampled, indefectible

3‘an E-type Jaguar in perfect condition’

SYNONYMS

flawless, mint, as good as new, pristine, impeccable, immaculate, superb, superlative, optimum, prime, optimal, peak, excellent, faultless, as sound as a bell, unspoilt, unblemished, undamaged, spotless, unmarred, unimpaired

informal tip-top, A1

4‘a perfect copy’

SYNONYMS

exact, precise, accurate, faithful, correct, unerring, right, close, true, strict

British inch-perfect

British informal spot on

North American informal on the money

ANTONYMS

imperfect, faulty, defective

5‘the perfect Christmas present for golfers everywhere’

SYNONYMS

ideal, just right, right, appropriate, fitting, fit, suitable, apt, made to order, tailor-made

very

British informal spot on, just the job

6‘she felt a perfect idiot’

SYNONYMS

absolute, complete, total, real, out-and-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, downright, utter, sheer, consummate, unmitigated, unqualified, veritable, in every respect, unalloyed

British informal right

Australian NZ informal fair

archaic arrant


verb

1‘he's busy perfecting his bowling technique’

SYNONYMS

improve, make perfect, bring to perfection, better, burnish, hone, refine, consummate, put the final touches to, put the finishing touches to, ameliorate, brush up, fine-tune

rare meliorate