siren

Part of speech: noun

A fabulous sea nymph that lured sailors by song to destruction.

Part of speech: noun

A fascinating, dangerous woman.

Part of speech: noun

A fog horn.

Part of speech: adjective

Siren.

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Usage examples "siren":

  1. About half an hour later the encircling hills of the bay echoed the shriek of a siren. - "The World Peril of 1910", George Griffith.
  2. Lady Winsleigh found it almost impossible to get her on the subject of the burlesque actress, Violet Vere, and Sir Philip's supposed admiration for that notorious stage- siren. - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
  3. The din of a siren above them filled the world with hideous clamour as Saltash recovered himself. - "Charles Rex", Ethel M. Dell.