Synonyms of harpy


1. vixen, harpy, hellcat, unpleasant woman, disagreeable woman

usage: a malicious woman with a fierce temper

2. Harpy, mythical monster, mythical creature

usage: (Greek mythology) vicious winged monster; often depicted as a bird with the head of a woman

3. harpy, harpy bat, tube-nosed bat, tube-nosed fruit bat, fruit bat, megabat

usage: any of various fruit bats of the genus Nyctimene distinguished by nostrils drawn out into diverging tubes

4. harpy, harpy eagle, Harpia harpyja, eagle, bird of Jove

usage: large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America

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