What is another word for centaur?

276 synonyms found


[ sˈɛntɔː], [ sˈɛntɔː], [ s_ˈɛ_n_t_ɔː]

Centaur, the mythological creature that is half man and half horse, is a fascinating character that has been the subject of many stories and fantasies throughout history. Some synonyms for the word "centaur" include "hippocentaur," which refers specifically to a centaur with the body of a horse and the upper body of a human, and "theriocentaur," which refers to a centaur that is merged with another animal. Other words that can be used in place of "centaur" are half-horse, man-horse, horse-man, equiman, and equine-man. No matter which term is used, this mythical creature continues to capture the imagination of people of all ages and cultures.

Related words: centaur race, centaur lore, centaur mythology, centaur diet, centaur history

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    What are the hypernyms for Centaur?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
    • hypernyms for centaur (as nouns)

    What are the hyponyms for Centaur?

    Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

    What are the opposite words for centaur?

    Centaur, a character from Greek mythology, refers to a creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse. Its antonyms would be words that represent complete opposites of the concept of centaur. Some antonyms for centaur could be words like mermaid, fish or dolphin, which represent creatures that have a fish tail instead of a horse's one. Another antonym could be an angel, a supernatural being with wings instead of a regular body. Finally, a human would be another antonym for centaur as it is a creature with a completely human body without any animal characteristics.

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    Usage examples for Centaur

    The result, however, of long practice on horseback seems to be that a woman becomes almost a centaur, and more fearless than a man.
    "Manners and Social Usages"
    Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
    In one, a root dropped down and rested on the back, as a centaur who turns might rest his hand on his withers.
    "Edge of the Jungle"
    William Beebe
    "He's a centaur, that country boy," observed Jacqueline critically.
    "The Missourian"
    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

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