Synonyms of nymph


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

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Definition and meaning of nymph (Dictionary)