Definition of Sea nymph
1. Noun. (Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereus.
Specialized synonyms: Calypso, Nereid, Oceanid, Siren
Generic synonyms: Water Nymph
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Nymph
Literary usage of Sea nymph
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Hark ! hears he not the sea-nymph speak Her anger in that thrilling shriek ! — No ! all too late, with Allan's dream Mingled the captive's warning scream. ..."
2. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"SONG OF A SEA-NYMPH. SUGGESTED BY A MUSICAL FANTASIA. OH joy ! to rise Through the glittering waves To the bright sun-glow ! For dim is each ray, ..."
3. Folio (1885)
"She was a sea-nymph, — a beggar, I ; Yet in my sorrow I dared draw nigh Each ... But yet I am happy ; for I know, when I die, Though she was a sea-nymph, ..."