Share this entry


Synonyms of buffer in English:


  • their agent became a buffer against the business world
    cushion, bulwark;
    shield, screen, barrier, guard, safeguard, hedge, shock absorber, armour;
    intermediary, middleman, go-between
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • the aromatherapy massage was helping to buffer some of the strain
    cushion, absorb, soften, lessen, diminish, moderate, mitigate, allay, deaden, muffle, stifle, shield
    [Antonyms] intensify
  • Definition of buffer in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources