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SATYR

 Dictionary entry overview: What does satyr mean? 

SATYR (noun)
  The noun SATYR has 2 senses:

1. man with strong sexual desires
2. one of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns

  Familiarity information: SATYR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SATYR (noun)


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Meaning:

Man with strong sexual desires

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

lech; lecher; letch; satyr

Hypernyms ("satyr" is a kind of...):

degenerate; deviant; deviate; pervert (a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior)


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Meaning:

One of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

forest god; satyr

Hypernyms ("satyr" is a kind of...):

Greek deity (a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks)

Instance hyponyms:

Silenus (the chief satyr in the service of Bacchus; father of Dionysus; usually depicted as drunk and jolly and riding a donkey)


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