Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun neandertal

1 sense of neandertal

Sense 1
Neandertal man, Neanderthal man, Neandertal, Neanderthal, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis -- (extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia)
       => homo, man, human being, human -- (any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage)

Antonyms of adj neandertal

1 of 2 senses of neandertal

Sense 2
boorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish, swinish -- (ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude")

INDIRECT (VIA unrefined) -> refined -- ((used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste")

Similarity of adj neandertal

2 senses of neandertal

Sense 1
Neanderthal, Neanderthalian, Neandertal -- (relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man; "Neanderthal skull")

Sense 2
boorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish, swinish -- (ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude")
       => unrefined (vs. refined) -- ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?")

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