Synonyms for transparent

Synonyms for (adjective) transparent

Synonyms: pellucid, crystal clear, crystalline, transparent, lucid, limpid

Definition: transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

Usage: the cold crystalline water of melted snow; crystal clear skies; could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool; lucid air; a pellucid brook; transparent crystal

Similar words: clear

Definition: allowing light to pass through

Usage: clear water; clear plastic bags; clear glass; the air is clear and clean


Synonyms: transparent

Definition: easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)

Usage: a transparent explanation; a transparent lie

Similar words: obvious

Definition: easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind

Usage: obvious errors


Synonyms: transparent, guileless

Definition: free of deceit

Similar words: straight, square

Definition: characterized by honesty and fairness

Usage: straight dealing; a square deal


Synonyms: diaphanous, gossamer, vaporous, vapourous, transparent, cobwebby, filmy, gauze-like, gauzy, see-through, sheer

Definition: so thin as to transmit light

Usage: a hat with a diaphanous veil; filmy wings of a moth; gauzy clouds of dandelion down; gossamer cobwebs; sheer silk stockings; transparent chiffon; vaporous silks

Similar words: thin

Definition: of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section

Usage: thin wire; a thin chiffon blouse; a thin book; a thin layer of paint