noun, plural were·wolves [wair-woo lvz, weer-, wur-] /ˈwɛərˌwʊlvz, ˈwɪər-, ˈwɜr-/.
Origin of werewolf
Examples from the Web for werewolf
Contemporary Examples of werewolf
And Bill Weasley remains happily married to Fleur Delacour despite being “grievously scarred from an encounter with a werewolf”.Shock! Harry Potter Has Gray Hair
July 8, 2014
To break the curse, Klaus needed to sacrifice a werewolf, a vampire, and a doppelgänger, aka Elena.
The real curse was the hybrid curse: a curse placed on Klaus, an original vampire, to keep his werewolf side dormant.
Werewolf Bar Mitzvah” “Werewolf bar mitzvah, spooky scary / boys becoming men, men becoming wolves.12 Most Absurd ‘30 Rock’ Moments (VIDEO)
January 31, 2013
The goings-on of the Shreveport werewolf pack and Alcide (Joe Manganiello)?‘True Blood’ Season 5: Has HBO’s Vampire Drama Lost Its Bite?
June 8, 2012
Historical Examples of werewolf
I dreamed I was the werewolf—do not shudder, dear love, for 't was only a dream.
But how passing well doth he time his absence from the haunts of the werewolf.
But suddenly a mighty tumult arose, and there were cries of "The werewolf!"
Werewolf and vampire knew, and the ebon-bodied demons that prowl by night.The Hour of the Dragon
Robert E. Howard
Throckmorton, a werewolf who would defile her if she entered into any compact with him.The Fifth Queen
Ford Madox Ford
noun plural -wolves
Word Origin for werewolf
late Old English werewulf "person with the power to turn into a wolf," from wer "man" (see virile) + wulf (see wolf (n.); also see here for a short discussion of the mythology). Cf. Middle Dutch weerwolf, Old High German werwolf, Swedish varulf. In the ancient Persian calendar, the eighth month (October-November) was Varkazana-, literally "(Month of the) Wolf-Men."