What is another word for mermaid?

Pronunciation: [mˈɜːme͡ɪd] (IPA)

Mermaids have been a popular mythical creature for centuries, and as such, there are many different ways to refer to them. Some synonyms for the word "mermaid" include "siren," "sea sprite," "ocean nymph," "water fairy," "marine maiden," "maid of the sea," "aquatic enchantress," "lady of the waves," and "sea goddess." Each of these synonyms brings a unique nuance to the idea of a mermaid and can help to build a rich and vivid world around the mythical creature. Whether you're writing a story, creating a work of art, or simply fascinated by the ocean and its mysteries, exploring the synonyms for "mermaid" can be a fun and exciting way to broaden your creative horizons.

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  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass

What are the hypernyms for Mermaid?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    legendary creature, mythical being, mythical creature, aqua creature, folklore creature, legendary being.

What are the hyponyms for Mermaid?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for mermaid (as nouns)

Usage examples for Mermaid

Something soft and clinging it was now; her lovely, rounded figure moving in its folds as a mermaid moves in the surf; her hair shaken cut and caught up again in all its delicious abandon; her cheeks, lips, throat, rose-color in the joy of her expectancy.
"Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero"
F. Hopkinson Smith
It ought to have been ideal, this moving from scene to scene with the one girl I ever wanted for my own, since I was thirteen and worshipped a tank mermaid in green spangles.
"The Heather-Moon"
C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Annet declared for "The Little mermaid," which is perhaps the saddest of all; and this was the one she chose to-day, though half-penitently, because she felt pretty certain that it would make Linnet cry.
"Major Vigoureux"
A. T. Quiller-Couch

Famous quotes with Mermaid

  • Clark Gable was the first to have called me a mermaid.
    Esther Williams
  • Always be yourself. Unless you can be a mermaid, then be a mermaid.
    Eddy M Reyes
  • It is not Beauty I demand, A crystal brow, the moon's despair, Nor the snow's daughter, a white hand, Nor mermaid's yellow pride of hair.
    George Darley
  • The difference between a Miracle and a Fact is exactly the difference between a mermaid and a seal.
    Mark Twain

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