HyperDic: chimera

English > 2 senses of the word Chimera / chimera:
NOUNperson Chimera, Chimaera(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail
cognitionchimera, chimaeraa grotesque product of the imagination
Chimera / chimera > pronunciation
Soundschihmeh'rah
Rhymesabracadabra ... zebra: 116 rhymes with rah...
English > Chimera: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon.
SynonymChimaera
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Broadermythical monster, mythical creatureA monster renowned in folklore and myth
SpanishQuimera, quimera
Catalanquimera, Quimera
Adjectiveschimeric, chimerical, chimeralbeing or relating to or like a chimera
English > chimera: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA grotesque product of the imagination.
Synonymchimaera
Broaderimagination, imaging, imagery, mental imageryThe ability to form mental images of things or events
Spanishquimera
Catalanquimera
Adjectiveschimeric, chimeralbeing or relating to or like a chimera
chimericalproduced by a wildly fanciful / fanciful imagination / imagination

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