Synonyms for stern

Synonyms for (noun) stern

Synonyms: stern, tail, after part, poop, quarter

Definition: the rear part of a ship

Similar words: rear, back

Definition: the side that goes last or is not normally seen

Usage: he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

Synonyms: keister, seat, rump, rear, rear end, posterior, prat, fanny, fundament, ass, behind, arse, backside, hind end, hindquarters, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, bottom, derriere, tooshie, stern, tail, tail end, tush, nates

Definition: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Usage: he deserves a good kick in the butt; are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Similar words: body part

Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Synonyms: Isaac Stern, Stern

Definition: United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)

Similar words: violinist, fiddler

Definition: a musician who plays the violin

Synonyms for (adj) stern

Synonyms: stern, strict, exacting

Definition: severe and unremitting in making demands

Usage: an exacting instructor; a stern disciplinarian; strict standards

Similar words: demanding

Definition: requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill

Usage: found the job very demanding; a baby can be so demanding

Synonyms: stern, austere

Definition: of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect

Usage: an austere expression; a stern face

Similar words: nonindulgent, strict

Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

Synonyms: inexorable, grim, unrelenting, relentless, unappeasable, unforgiving, stern

Definition: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

Usage: grim determination; grim necessity; Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty; relentless persecution; the stern demands of parenthood

Similar words: implacable

Definition: incapable of being placated

Usage: an implacable enemy

Synonyms: stern, austere, stark, severe

Definition: severely simple

Usage: a stark interior

Similar words: plain

Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple

Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building

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