Translation of satyr in Spanish:

satyr

Pronunciation: /ˈseɪtər; ˈsætə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 [Mythology/Mitología] sátiro (masculine)
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    • One side depicts Herakles, clad in spotted tunic with dagger drawn, about to slay the Nemean lion; the other, Dionysus and two nude satyrs.
    • He relates how a satyr found pipes discarded by their inventor, Minerva (the goddess Athena in Greek mythology), how the satyr challenged Apollo, and how he was punished as a result.
    • As befits the son of a satyr, Midas was a king who loved the pleasures of this world.
    1.2 (lecher) [literary or humorous/literario o humorístico] sátiro (masculine)
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    • Five years of sexual relations with this satyr of a King were all that she could manage, given what she called her ‘cold temperament’ and her numerous health complications.
    • Unfortunately, Sutherland plays a pony-tailed satyr of only limited charm, and Garner, who is a fine comic actor, is never really put to work.
    • Her confrontation of the insatiable satyr while he has his hand up another honey's haunches is the sole moment of real emotion in what is otherwise a movie of surfaces.

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