1. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

    Synonyms : planetary, world, world-wide, worldwide
    Examples :
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
  2. having the shape of a sphere or ball

    Synonyms : ball-shaped, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical


  1. a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)

    Synonyms : bon vivant, epicure, epicurean, foodie, gastronome
    Type Of : sensualist


  1. someone who plays the game of golf

    Synonyms : golf player, linksman
    Type Of : player, participant


  1. a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

    Synonyms : gun
    Type Of : shooter, shot
  2. a professional killer who uses a gun

    Synonyms : gun, gun for hire, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, hitman, shooter, torpedo, triggerman
    Type Of : liquidator, manslayer, murderer


  1. a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved

    Synonyms : girlfriend, lady friend
    Type Of : lover, woman, adult female
    Examples :
    • his girlfriend kicked him out
  2. a young female

    Synonyms : fille, miss, missy, young lady, young woman
    Type Of : woman, adult female
  3. a youthful female person

    Synonyms : female child, little girl
    Antonyms : boy
    Type Of : female person, female
    Examples :
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle
  4. a female human offspring

    Synonyms : daughter
    Antonyms : boy
    Type Of : female offspring
  5. a friendly informal reference to a grown woman

    Type Of : woman, adult female
    Examples :
    • Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls


  1. neat and smart in appearance; well cared for

    Antonyms : ungroomed
    Examples :
    • the manager was a beautifully groomed young man
    • his horse was always groomed

get through

  1. finish a task completely

    Synonyms : clear up, finish off, finish up, mop up, polish off, wrap up
    Type Of : complete, finish
  2. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

    Synonyms : click, come home, dawn, fall into place, get across, penetrate, sink in
  3. succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems

    Synonyms : come through
    Type Of : make, arrive at, hit, reach, gain, attain
  4. be in or establish communication with

    Synonyms : contact, get hold of, reach
    Type Of : intercommunicate, communicate
  5. spend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner; of time

    Synonyms : while away
    Type Of : pass, spend


  1. of or relating to the science of genetics

    Synonyms : genetical
    Examples :
    • genetic research
  2. occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

    Synonyms : familial, hereditary, inherited, transmissible, transmitted
    Examples :
    • genetically transmitted features
  3. of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

    Synonyms : genetical, genic
    Examples :
    • genetic code
  4. pertaining to or referring to origin

    Examples :
    • genetic history reconstructs the origins of a literary work


  1. brought together in one place

    Synonyms : collected
    Antonyms : ungathered
    Examples :
    • the gathered folds of the skirt


  1. a drinker who swallows large amounts greedily

    Synonyms : gulper
    Type Of : drinker
  2. someone who drinks heavily (especially alcoholic beverages)

    Type Of : drinker, imbiber, juicer, toper
    Examples :
    • he's a beer guzzler every night