Synonyms for werewolf
- lusus naturae
Antonyms for werewolf
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR 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.
Throckmorton, a werewolf who would defile her if she entered into any compact with him.
It was, as I believe, none other than the werewolf that I saw.
Sometimes the werewolf transformation led to unlucky accidents.
Sometimes a werewolf was cured merely by recognizing him while in his brute shape.
In one of Dasent's tales the water-maiden is replaced by a kind of werewolf.
If you could get hold of a werewolf's sack and burn it, a permanent cure was effected.
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."