verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of siren
OTHER WORDS FROM sirensi·ren·like, adjective
Words nearby siren
Example sentences from the Web for siren
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
That song would soon morph from the jaunty clip of the light rail to the siren sounds of jazz.
Year after year, our children fall prey to the siren that is heroin.
Few of us are immune to the siren calls of awesome stuff (or just a better school district for the kids).
I spent most of the day inwardly bracing myself for the piercing shriek of a siren to break the silence of the city.
Yesterday, denizens of Tel Aviv scrambled for cover when a siren went off around midday.
The ancient name of Naples, from the siren Parthenope, who is said to be buried there.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
As the big craft, dipping her ensign and blowing her siren, heaved ahead, a shout of enthusiasm went up.The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune|Wilbur Lawton
Then they bent to their oars with giant strokes, and in a little while were safe under the Siren's guns.Twelve Naval Captains|Molly Elliot Seawell
It was the vessel's siren blowing a greeting to the young adventurers of the air.The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise|Margaret Burnham
It possesses, moreover, a moo which is a blend between a ship's siren and a taxicab's honk syringe.
British Dictionary definitions for siren
- a woman considered to be dangerously alluring or seductive
- (as modifier)her siren charms