Words nearby nymph
Origin of nymph
OTHER WORDS FROM nymphnymph·al, nym·phe·an [nim-fee-uhn] /ˈnɪm fi ən/, adjectiveun·nymph·al, adjectiveun·nym·phe·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for nymphs
A disappointment: why nothing about nymphs and satyrs in mythology?Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Raw Performance in ‘Nymphomaniac’ Is Not About the Sex|Jimmy So|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You know, swimming in lakes, collecting miniature butterflies and putting them in boxes and writing letters to nymphs.
The Homeric Cave of Nymphs, περι του εν Οδυσσεια των Νυμφων αντρου.Simon Magus|George Robert Stow Mead
Before I come to the Nymphs, I must get through all disagreeables.
The nymphs in Cupid's band displayed their names, written in large letters on their backs.Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
I collect all that the luchet has turned up: larvae, nymphs and adult Beetles.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
One day he met there some nymphs and wood-fairies, who said that they were performing holy rites in honour of the sun.Deccan Nursery Tales|Charles Augustus Kincaid
British Dictionary definitions for nymphs
Derived forms of nymphnymphal or nymphean (ˈnɪmfɪən), adjectivenymphlike, adjective
Word Origin for nymph
Scientific definitions for nymphs
Cultural definitions for nymphs
Female spirits of classical mythology who lived in forests, bodies of water, and other places outdoors.