Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

sirenic

or si·ren·i·cal

[sahy-ren-ik or sahy-ren-i-kuh l]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
adjective
  1. of or characteristic of a siren; melodious, tempting, or alluring.

Origin of sirenic

First recorded in 1695–1705; siren + -ic
Related formssi·ren·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sirenic

Historical Examples

  • He hands the patron a ticket marked 45 and at the same instant screams in a sirenic and incredulous voice, "Fawty-fi'."

    The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon

    Richard Connell

  • One has heard this yarn of a “sirenic cry” before, of other species, for it is a very common myth.


  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.