Origin of siren
OTHER WORDS FROM sirensi·ren·like, adjective
Words nearby siren
How to use siren in a sentence
A surveillance video from a private home, broadcast by WRC-TV, shows a moped traveling near Seventh and Kennedy streets NW followed by a police vehicle with its lights and siren on.Police video shows fatal crash as D.C. officers attempt to stop moped driver|Peter Hermann, Justin Jouvenal, Julie Zauzmer|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
The statement said the officer was traveling westbound on East Capitol Street and approaching Southern Avenue with his emergency lights and sirens activated.Bicyclist fatally struck in Prince George’s as D.C. officer sought murder suspect|Justin Wm. Moyer|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Horns honking, planes making their very-final descent, sirens heckling from around the neighborhood — they come with the territory of performing outdoors in any city.WNO pop-up opera truck delivers music to the public, but it’s not a perfect fit|Michael Andor Brodeur|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
In fact, it would be hard to draw more attention without the help of some sirens and a bullhorn.The 2020 Polaris Slingshot—still a conversation starter on three wheels|Jonathan M. Gitlin|October 22, 2020|Ars Technica
Harmon cranked up his siren and flashed the cruiser’s red and blue lights.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip|October 6, 2020|ProPublica
The garrulous assistant to a fading screen siren in Clouds of Sils Maria.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Anyway, Hurley magically built a career from it, and is still smiling and siren-ing.Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress|Tim Teeman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That song would soon morph from the jaunty clip of the light rail to the siren sounds of jazz.
As I stepped into the main building that housed Unit C, an earsplitting siren blared suddenly and a dozen strobes flashed.
Half an hour after I had returned to my old apartment from Jaffa, an air raid siren went off.
He came close to having convulsions when a squad car passed on the next street west, its siren wailing.
The soldier of Revolution must not be lured from the field of battle by the siren song of love.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
That police car, roaring up from behind, siren a-scream, smashed into the tail end of their job.
The officers of the Siren saw them also, and sent their boats into the harbor to aid the fugitives, if necessary.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
A little while afterwards the Canada's siren began to wail and squeal with a horrible mockery of painful cries.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
British Dictionary definitions for siren
- a woman considered to be dangerously alluring or seductive
- (as modifier)her siren charms