English

Definition of merman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

merman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmɜːmæn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɜːrmæn//
 
(pl. mermen
BrE BrE//ˈmɜːmen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɜːrmen//
 
)
 
jump to other results
(in stories) a creature with a man’s head and body and a fish’s tail instead of legs, like a male mermaid
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: merman