What is another word for sylph?

114 synonyms found


[ sˈɪlf], [ sˈɪlf], [ s_ˈɪ_l_f]

Sylph, a mythological creature, typically refers to a slender and graceful woman. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe such a character. A few examples include nymph, fairy, sprite, and enchantress. These words portray the same qualities of being delicate, ethereal, and magical. Some more synonyms that can be used are apparition, mirage, or vision. These words can add a mystical or dream-like quality to the description of the sylph. Other alternatives include angel, cherub, or seraph, which add a religious connotation to the character. Overall, there are plenty of synonyms that can be used to describe the beauty and grace of a sylphic character.

Related words: sylphs, fairy, sprite, elementals, elemental

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    What are the hypernyms for Sylph?

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

    What are the hyponyms for Sylph?

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

    Usage examples for Sylph

    He remembered her as slight in figure-sylph-like he had sometimes called her-fastidious and dainty, and always artistically dressed.
    "The Greater Power"
    Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
    While I can not say that her form was sylph-like and elegant, yet her features were not irregular, nor was her form misshapen.
    "Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
    Orange Jacobs
    She was below medium height, but shaped like a sylph and had the airy grace of one.
    "The Orchard of Tears"
    Sax Rohmer

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