noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the servant of Frey: symbol of the sun.

Origin of Skirnir

< Old Norse Skírnir, equivalent to skír(r) bright, clear (cf. sheer1) + -nir noun suffix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for skirnir

Historical Examples of skirnir

  • One of the maidens opened the door and Skirnir entered Gymer's dwelling.

  • "I shall bring the maid to you," said Skirnir the Venturesome.

  • He drew the magic sword from his belt and he placed it in Skirnir's hand.

  • He thought upon this, and drew back from Skirnir, and for a while he remained in thought.

  • "Oh, with a good horse and a good sword one can get anywhere," said Skirnir.