Synonyms for maroon

Synonyms for (noun) maroon

Synonyms: maroon

Definition: an exploding firework used as a warning signal

Similar words: firework, pyrotechnic

Definition: (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.


Synonyms: maroon

Definition: a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

Similar words: purplish red, purplish-red

Definition: a red with a tinge of purple


Synonyms: maroon

Definition: a person who is stranded (as on an island)

Usage: when the tide came in I was a maroon out there

Similar words: unfortunate, unfortunate person

Definition: a person who suffers misfortune

Synonyms for (verb) maroon

Synonyms: maroon

Definition: leave stranded on a desert island without resources

Usage: The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island

Similar words: isolate, insulate

Definition: place or set apart

Usage: They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates


Synonyms: maroon, strand

Definition: leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

Usage: the travellers were marooned

Similar words: abandon, forsake, desert, desolate

Definition: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

Usage: The mother deserted her children

Synonyms for (adjective) maroon

Synonyms: maroon, brownish-red

Definition: of dark brownish to purplish red

Similar words: chromatic

Definition: being or having or characterized by hue