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

4 senses of peanut

Sense 1
peanut -- (underground pod of the peanut vine)
       => pod, seedpod -- (a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant)

Sense 2
peanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaea -- (widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground)
       => legume, leguminous plant -- (an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae)

Sense 3
peanut -- (a young child who is small for his age)
       => child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling -- (a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster")

Sense 4
peanut, earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut -- (pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms)
       => edible nut -- (a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell)

Antonyms of adj peanut

1 sense of peanut

Sense 1
insignificant, peanut -- (of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians")

INDIRECT (VIA minor) -> major -- (of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways")

Similarity of adj peanut

1 sense of peanut

Sense 1
insignificant, peanut -- (of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians")
       => minor (vs. major) -- (of lesser importance or stature or rank; "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads")

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