Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(of monsters) having snakes for hair.

Usage examples (8)
  • As he falls under the snake-haired alien's spell, is Northwest's time up?
  • It was somehow like the snake-haired sun of that far world where he had left Cloth-ilde Kwai Kwich.
  • Even with the Gorgon-headed knocker though the snake-haired monster reminded her of Carolina Wilkes.
  • Throw in an effective monster - this time the snake-haired gorgon of Greek mythology - and you have an archetypal Hammer horror film. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.