The direct opposite of something else: the pole and its antipode
More example sentences
- Such a perfect, artificial cosmos of art is like an antipode to the life on the streets here, where everything is totally contradictory - where old and new, traditional and modern, poor and rich vehemently clash all day.
- His antipode in the Greek pantheon is Kairos, ‘the fortunate moment.’
- Architecturally, DCA complex was an antipode of a typical 1970s Dundee structure.
Early 17th century (denoting an inhabitant of the opposite side of the earth): back-formation from antipodes.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of antipode in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.