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Meaning of "merman" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MERMAN

See mermaid.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MERMAN

merman  [ˈmɜːˌmæn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MERMAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Merman is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MERMAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

merman

Merman

Mermen are mythical male equivalents and counterparts of mermaids – legendary creatures who have the form of a male human from the waist up and are fish-like from the waist down, having scaly fish tails in place of legs. A "merboy" is a young merman.

Definition of merman in the English dictionary

The definition of merman in the dictionary is a male counterpart of the mermaid.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MERMAN


alongshoreman
əˈlɒŋʃɔːˌmæn
birdman
ˈbɜːdˌmæn
boardman
ˈbɔːdˌmæn
businessman
ˈbɪznɪsˌmæn
cameraman
ˈkæmərəˌmæn
caveman
ˈkeɪvˌmæn
deadman
ˈdɛdˌmæn
doorman
ˈdɔːˌmæn
freedman
ˈfriːdˌmæn
handyman
ˈhændɪˌmæn
ironman
ˈaɪənˌmæn
mailman
ˈmeɪlˌmæn
repairman
rɪˈpɛəˌmæn
rodman
ˈrɒdˌmæn
sandman
ˈsændˌmæn
snowman
ˈsnəʊˌmæn
spaceman
ˈspeɪsˌmæn
spiderman
ˈspaɪdəˌmæn
strongman
ˈstrɒŋˌmæn
superman
ˈsuːpəˌmæn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MERMAN

merkin
merl
merle
Merleau-Ponty
merlin
merling
merlon
Merlot
mermaid
mermaid´s purse
mermen
meroblastic
meroblastically
merocrine
merogeneses
merogenesis
merogenetic
merogony
meroistic
meromorphic

WORDS THAT END LIKE MERMAN

alderman
chairman
Doberman
fisherman
german
hammerman
Kerman
letterman
Low German
Middle Low German
newspaperman
oysterman
riverman
Sherman
Swiss-German
timberman
wasserman
waterman
weatherman
West German
Zuckerman

Synonyms and antonyms of merman in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «merman» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MERMAN

Find out the translation of merman to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of merman from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «merman» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

人鱼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

merman
570 millions of speakers

English

merman
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दरियाई मर्द
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ميرمان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

водяной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tritão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মৎসাপুরুষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

triton
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merman
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nix
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マーマン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Merman
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhân ngư thần
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

merman
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मॉर्मन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

deniz adamı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tritone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

merman
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

водяний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Merman
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

merman
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Meerman
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

merman
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Merman
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of merman

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MERMAN»

The term «merman» is regularly used and occupies the 64.624 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MERMAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «merman» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «merman» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about merman

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MERMAN»

Discover the use of merman in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to merman and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Brass Diva: The Life and Legends of Ethel Merman
This biography tells the story of how the stenographer from Queens, New York, became the queen of the Broadway musical.
Caryl Flinn, 2007
2
Jamie's Merman [Urban Merman 1]
[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Paranormal Romance, M/M, mermen, HEA] When a Seattle bartender finds a horny merman in Lake Washington, he tries to be kind and let him down easy.
Daisy Harris
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Ethel Merman: A Life
The stories about the supremely talented, famously strong-willed, fearsomely blunt, and terrifyingly exacting woman are stuff of legend. But who was Ethel Agnes Zimmermann, really?
Brian Kellow, 2007
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Ethel Merman: the biggest star on Broadway
For nearly three decades Ethel Merman virtually guranteed Broadway success. This in-depth portrait details her career, marriages, affairs, and her children. It includes a complete glossary of all of Merman's appearances.
Geoffrey Mark, 2005
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The Merman's Children
This is the story of those last days: of the halfling children of the Liri king, who were of both realms but chose the one we call the other; of how they schemed & fought for survival, hounded from the Baltic to the ice caves of Greenland ...
Poul Anderson, 2011
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A Merman's Kiss
The old legend says that a merman's kiss will make a girl pretty and bring her luck.
Laura Lond, 2011
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The Lonely Merman
Uniquely illustrated with fluid prose, this story is created to capture the imagination of children and parents alike.
Rachel Everett, 2012
8
Wooden Dice
She owns a tutoring business and reads and takes water aerobics in her spare time. Kathy lives with her two children in Batavia, Ohio. Wooden Dice is her first novel. http: //SBPRA.com/KathyMerman
Kathy Merman, 2012
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Merman
While on vacation in Scotland on her tenth birthday, Zeta meets a wise, kindly old merman who teaches her how to swim, and such fascinating subjects as astronomy and French.
Dick King-Smith, 2001
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Ethel Merman: a bio-bibliography
This work contains the most comprehensive bibliography of Ethel Merman's work and materials written on this great entertainer.
George B. Bryan, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MERMAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term merman is used in the context of the following news items.
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Freediving: Guillaume Nery, the genie of the deep blue sea
... when he is prepared to fly across the world to go diving in Tahiti, and he recoils at the image of himself as a merman, half-man, half-fish. «GlobalPost, Jul 15»
2
11 major rap artists that rap about comic books
Except, you know, for all the merman references you might get on the street — but who cares? You have killer slick black hair. This is also ... «Geek, Jul 15»
3
The Shining, Evil Dead... the 10 Times Real-Fake Blood Was Better …
They were filmed on a green screen, but most of those characters were in full makeup (including the Merman, who was hooked up to a pipe to ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
4
'Ruthless!' Off Broadway Review: A Murderous Musical Mash-Up
Rita McKenzie typically barrels through the show as the somewhat Merman-esque grandma. “Ruthless!” is anything but high musical theater art ... «newjerseynewsroom.com, Jul 15»
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The 'Aquamarine' Stars — Where Are They Now?
They decide to help her get Raymond, the hot lifeguard, to fall in love with her in just three days so that Aquamarine can prove to her merman of ... «M Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Get things in perspective
... and that's why they happen! We gotta have control of what happens to us.” - Ethel Merman. Make text smaller Make text larger ShareThis ... «Royal Gazette, Jul 15»
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Merman, moda masculina de teñirse la barba y el pelo de azul
Merman, moda masculina de teñirse la barba y el pelo de azul Sí, de azul, de azul sirena. Ese es el color que seleccionaron algunos hombres ... «Terra España, Jul 15»
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Havertown's Graboyes plays the ultimate stage mother in 'Gypsy' at …
Graboyes is also drawing on a previous time she plays the monumental part made famous by Ethel Merman, followed by legendary ... «The Delaware County Daily Times, Jul 15»
9
Mermaid Hair Trend For Men (would you dare?)
Men everywhere are embracing the merman look and dying their hair and beards in ocean blues, greens and purples. For us ladies, the pastel ... «The Trend Spotter, Jul 15»
10
merMan with 40 grams of meth charged with trafficking
merMan with 40 grams of meth charged with trafficking. Story. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. «Tahlequah Daily Press, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Merman [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/merman>. Nov 2019 ».
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