Synonyms of halcyon


1. Alcyone, Halcyon

usage: (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher

2. Halcyon, genus Halcyon, bird genus

usage: a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World

3. halcyon, mythical being

usage: a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves


1. halcyon, peaceful (vs. unpeaceful), peaceable

usage: idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity; "a halcyon atmosphere"

2. golden, halcyon, prosperous, happy (vs. unhappy)

usage: marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"

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