What is another word for satyr?

Pronunciation: [sˈatə] (IPA)

Satyr is a Greek mythical creature that is often depicted as a man with goat-like features such as horns, hooves, and a tail. In literature and art, satyrs are often associated with music, dance, and revelry. However, there are many other words that can be used to describe such creatures. One such term is faun, which is a Roman equivalent of the satyr. Another synonym could be a Pan, a god in Greek mythology known for his love of music and sexual appetites. Additionally, there are terms like mythical creature, half-man half-beast, or even just a goat-man that can also be used to describe satyrs or any similar beings.

Synonyms for Satyr:

What are the hypernyms for Satyr?

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

    legendary creature, mythical being, mythical creature, creature of mythology, legendary being, mythical creature of folklore, mythical figure.

Usage examples for Satyr

The blue jay laughed at the gate as they entered, and Monck looked up, "Jeer away, you son of a satyr!"
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
But the disguised satyr is a menace to the innocent.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer
As for the time to follow, which is of infinitely greater importance, I should not like you to go away from here without my giving you a few gentle hints, though, unfortunately, I am not in a position to"-he paused for a moment, and a satyr-like grin widened his loose-skinned cheeks-"take a mother's place and impart to you the precepts with which she would speed you on your way as a bride."
"The Song of Songs"
Hermann Sudermann

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