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See definition of Brahmin on Dictionary.com
  • as ingentle
  • as insocialite

synonyms for Brahmin

  • courteous
  • elegant
  • genteel
  • polite
  • cultured
  • polished
  • refined
  • aristocratic
  • blue-blooded
  • highborn
  • highbred
  • noble
  • upper-class
  • well-born
  • well-bred

antonyms for Brahmin

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  • impolite
  • rough
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • crude
  • harsh
  • loud
  • low
  • odorous
  • putrid
  • sharp
  • strong
  • troubled
  • unkind
  • violent
  • wild
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    How to use Brahmin in a sentence

    Yet how came it that even a low-caste mongrel of a Lascar should offer such an overt insult to a Brahmin!
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    “I shall renew the bombardment, and put every one of you to death in a few days,” threatened the Brahmin.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Chumru had long ago decided to send the Brahmin to the place where all unbelievers go, at the first suitable opportunity.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    They erect altars to the god Rama beneath its shade, and there, too, the Brahmin instructs his scholars.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    I soon found the temple and the Brahmin, and accosting him, I begged for a charm against the evil eye for my child.
    CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
    His influence is hardly so great as it used to be, still he is the great Brahmin and the grand Lama of the locality.
    OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
    She is represented to have been born from a Brahmin named Gautama, in the same fashion as Drona was.
    ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
    A modern folk-tale from Cashmere tells of a Brahmin who prayed to know something of the state of the departed.
    THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
    She said, if he didn't belong to 'the Brahmin caste,' he did to the Bramah cast, and that was the next thing to it.
    THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO BRAHMIN

    • Brahmin
    • aristocratic
    • blue-blooded
    • courteous
    • cultured
    • elegant
    • genteel
    • highborn
    • highbred
    • noble
    • polished
    • polite
    • refined
    • upper-class
    • well-born
    • well-bred
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.