Origin of satyr
OTHER WORDS FROM satyrsa·tyr·ic [suh-tir-ik], /səˈtɪr ɪk/, sa·tyr·i·cal, adjectivesa·tyr·like, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH satyrsatire, satyr
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How to use satyr in a sentence
In excusing the Freedom of your Satyr, you urge that it galls no body, because nobody minds it enough to be mended by it.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
He seemed rather surprised—indeed a trifle hurt—that neither of us called him a Satyr.Jaffery|William J. Locke
He exclaimed, "All is lost if my Satyr and Cupid are not saved!"A History of Art for Beginners and Students|Clara Erskine Clement
Compared with this lordly poem, the erotic novel of the day, with its prurient platitudes, is as a satyr to Hyperion.
He began, when a child, a copy of a mutilated Satyr's head, and finished in his model what was wanting in the original.