enemy [en-uh-mee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||someone hated or competed against|
|Synonyms:||adversary, agent, antagonist, archenemy, asperser, assailant, assassin, attacker, backbiter, bad person, bandit, betrayer, calumniator, competitor, contender, criminal, defamer, defiler, detractor, disputant, emulator, falsifier, fifth column, foe, guerrilla, informer, inquisitor, invader, murderer, opponent, opposition, other side, prosecutor, rebel, revolutionary, rival, saboteur, seditionist, slanderer, spy, terrorist, traducer, traitor, vilifier, villain|
|Antonyms:||aide, ally, assistant, confidante, friend, helper|
|Category:||1. Social Affections|
enemy; antagonist; foe, foeman; open enemy, bitter enemy; opponent; back friend. public enemy, enemy to society.
every hand being against one; "he makes no friend who never made a foe" [Tennyson].
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