Synonyms for tropic

Synonyms for (noun) tropic

Synonyms: tropic

Definition: either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics

Similar words: latitude, line of latitude, parallel, parallel of latitude

Definition: an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator

Synonyms for (adjective) tropic

Synonyms: tropic, tropical

Definition: of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics

Usage: tropical weather

Similar words: hot

Definition: used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

Usage: hot stove; hot water; a hot August day; a hot stuffy room; she's hot and tired; a hot forehead


Synonyms: tropic, tropical

Definition: relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)

Usage: tropical islands; tropical fruit

Similar words: equatorial

Definition: of or existing at or near the geographic equator

Usage: equatorial Africa