Home

Cite

Synonyms of nymph

Noun


1. nymph, Greco-Roman deity, Graeco-Roman deity

usage: (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden; "the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"

2. nymph, larva

usage: a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)

3. nymph, houri, woman, adult female

usage: a voluptuously beautiful young woman

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: nymph (Dictionary)