Synonyms of sap in English

: sap1sap2

sap1


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noun

1‘these insects suck the sap from the roots of trees’

SYNONYMS

plant fluid, vital fluid, life fluid, juice, secretion, liquor, liquid

2‘people full of sap and ready to go’

SYNONYMS

vigour, energy, gusto, drive, push, brio, dynamism, life, go, spirit, liveliness, animation, bounce, sparkle, effervescence, fizz, verve, spiritedness, ebullience, high spirits, enthusiasm, initiative, vitality, vivacity, fire, dash, panache, elan, snap, zest, zeal, exuberance

informal feistiness, get-up-and-go, gumption, oomph, pizzazz, vim, zing, zip


verb

1‘the great loss of life had sapped the will of the troops to attack’

SYNONYMS

erode, wear away, wear down, deplete, reduce, lessen, lower, attenuate, undermine, exhaust, impair, drain, bleed, consume

2‘the confirmation of his friend's guilt sapped him of all energy’

SYNONYMS

drain, empty, exhaust, deprive, milk


Synonyms of sap in English

: sap1sap2

sap2


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noun

1‘he realized that he'd just made a sap of himself’

SYNONYMS

idiot, fool, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod

dope, ninny, chump, dimwit, nitwit, goon, dumbo, dum-dum, dumb-bell, loon, dork, jackass, bonehead, fathead, numbskull, blockhead, dunderhead, chucklehead, knucklehead, muttonhead, pudding-head, thickhead, wooden-head, airhead, pinhead, lamebrain, pea-brain, birdbrain, zombie, jerk, nerd, dipstick, donkey, noodle

British nit, twit, numpty, clot, plonker, berk, prat, pillock, wally, git, wazzock, divvy, nerk, twerp, twonk, charlie, mug, muppet

Scottish nyaff, balloon, sumph, gowk

Irish gobdaw

North American schmuck, bozo, boob, lamer, turkey, schlepper, chowderhead, dumbhead, dummy, goofball, goof, goofus, galoot, lummox, klutz, putz, schlemiel, gink, cluck, clunk, ding-dong, dingbat, wiener, weeny, dip, simp, spud, coot, palooka, poop, squarehead, yo-yo, dingleberry

US wing nut

NZ Australian drongo, dill, alec, galah, nong, bogan, poon, boofhead

South African mompara

British vulgar slang knobhead

North American vulgar slang asshat

archaic tomfool, noddy, clodpole, loggerhead, spoony, mooncalf