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slap in the face

see definition of slap in the face
  • as ininsult
  • as inoffense
  • as inrebuke
  • as inrejection
  • as inrepulse
  • as inslight
  • as inleft-handed compliment
  • as inruffled feathers
  • as inaffront
  • as inslur
  • as inadd insult to injury
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Synonyms for slap in the face

noun hateful communication
  • abuse
  • affront
  • blasphemy
  • contempt
  • disgrace
  • disrespect
  • indignity
  • invective
  • libel
  • outrage
  • put-down
  • scorn
  • shame
  • slander
  • slap
  • slight
  • snub
  • taunt
  • aspersion
  • contumely
  • derision
  • despite
  • discourtesy
  • disdainfulness
  • ignominy
  • impertinence
  • impudence
  • incivility
  • insolence
  • mockery
  • obloquy
  • offense
  • opprobrium
  • rudeness
  • scurrility
  • slam
  • superciliousness
  • vilification
  • vituperation
  • black eye
  • cheap shot
  • slap in the face
  • unpleasantry

Antonyms for slap in the face

  • approval
  • compliment
  • delight
  • esteem
  • flattery
  • honor
  • praise
  • regard
  • respect
  • reverence
  • happiness
  • humility
  • kindness
  • politeness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to slap in the face

add insult to injury

verb. make worse
  • add fuel to the fire
  • aggravate
  • exacerbate
  • heighten
  • provoke
  • rub salt in the wound
  • slap in the face
  • twist the knife
  • worsen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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