What is another word for Syren?

Pronunciation: [sˈa͡ɪɹən] (IPA)

Syren refers to a mythical mermaid creature. However, there are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably to refer to this mystical creature. Some of the synonyms for Syren include mermaid, siren, naiad, oceanid, sea nymph, and water spirit. Mermaid is perhaps the most commonly used synonym for Syren and is often used in literature and popular media. Siren is a term that can also refer to enchanting and alluring women, while naiad, oceanid, and sea nymph all refer to nymphs that inhabit bodies of water and are associated with water deities. Water spirit may be used in reference to any spirit that dwells in or is associated with bodies of water.

Synonyms for Syren:

What are the hypernyms for Syren?

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

    mythical creature, sea creature, creature of folklore, legendary being.

Usage examples for Syren

I believe your Syren has captivated old Carboro'."
"The Master of the Ceremonies"
George Manville Fenn
Cold, silent and morose as Clement Rutherford had always been, it had so happened that but few women had ever attempted to attract him, notwithstanding his wealth and social position; and the interested motives of those few had been so apparent that he had been repelled and disgusted, instead of being fascinated, by their wiles; so that Miss Nugent's grace and beauty and Syren charms proved all too potent for his unoccupied though icy heart to resist; and thus it chanced that the day before Mr. Rutherford left Newport he astonished his hostess by requesting a private interview with her, and therein announcing his engagement to her governess.
"Not Pretty, But Precious"
John Hay, et al.
I went up towards the sound and found a party of young Frenchmen standing aft, waving farewells to England, as the Syren hooted, above a rattle of chains and the crash of the gangway which dropped to the quayside.
"The Soul of the War"
Philip Gibbs

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