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

2 senses of privy

Sense 1
toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, privy, bathroom -- (a room or building equipped with one or more toilets)
       => room -- (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view")

Sense 2
outhouse, privy, earth-closet, jakes -- (a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate)
       => outbuilding -- (a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building)

Antonyms of adj privy

2 senses of privy

Sense 1
privy, secluded, secret -- (hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden")

INDIRECT (VIA private) -> public -- (not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole; "the public good"; "public libraries"; "public funds"; "public parks"; "a public scandal"; "public gardens"; "performers and members of royal families are public figures")

Sense 2
privy (predicate) -- ((followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known; "privy to the details of the conspiracy")

INDIRECT (VIA informed) -> uninformed -- (not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public")

Similarity of adj privy

2 senses of privy

Sense 1
privy, secluded, secret -- (hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden")
       => private (vs. public) -- (confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life")

Sense 2
privy (predicate) -- ((followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known; "privy to the details of the conspiracy")
       => informed (vs. uninformed) -- (having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer")

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