Definition of mermaid
: a fabled marine creature with the head and upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish
Recent Examples of mermaid from the Web
From shimmery, sea-green-colored locks and lashes to pedicure polish and swimwear in shades of turquoise and jade, the mermaid trend has only become more popular this summer — now crossing over into cocktails.
Both mermaids wrap up their sessions with stories from the deep.
Candy bar flavors include millennial pink, birthday cake, mermaid, unicorn, summer black out, New York cheesecake and firework.
Iannelli has also been credited with some of the 89-year-old Pickwick Theatre's design, including exterior interior art deco-style elements, as well as the sculpture of a mermaid that has long stood in in the theater's hall.
Of course, all eyes were on Moore’s dress — a stunning mermaid cut gown with sheer panels and a plunging neckline that perfectly hugged her every curve.
Sherry shouted and cheered in a strapless white wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and full mermaid bottom.
When not judging contests the mermaids are attending birthday parties and raising awareness about ocean conservation at local events and aquariums around the country.
A mermaid will be ascending from the water, bathed in air bubbles and sunlight, and her cloak will include diving fins, an oil rig and sea life.
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MERMAID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mermaid for English Language Learners
: an imaginary sea creature that has a woman's head and body and a fish's tail instead of legs
MERMAID Defined for Kids
Definition of mermaid for Students
: an imaginary sea creature usually shown with a woman's head and body and a fish's tail
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