Synonyms for (adjective) tropical

Synonyms: tropic, tropical

Definition: of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics

Usage: tropical weather

Similar words: hot

Definition: used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

Usage: hot stove; hot water; a hot August day; a hot stuffy room; she's hot and tired; a hot forehead


Synonyms: tropical

Definition: characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense

Similar words: nonliteral, figurative

Definition: (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech

Usage: figurative language


Synonyms: tropic, tropical

Definition: relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)

Usage: tropical islands; tropical fruit

Similar words: equatorial

Definition: of or existing at or near the geographic equator

Usage: equatorial Africa