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    sirenesque

    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "sirenesque"?

    "The blond hair iS OLD-SCHOOL SIREN-ESQUE AND ITíS GETTING ATTENTION AGAIN IN A MORE POSITIVE WAY.

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    Re: sirenesque

    In Greek mythology, sirens were seductive women whose beautiful singing drove susceptible sailors to crash onto the rocks.

    The suffix -esque means 'in the manner of', so

    '...sirenesque' means bewitching/enchanting/alluring/captivating.

    Rover

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    Re: sirenesque

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    In Greek mythology, sirens were seductive women whose beautiful singing drove susceptible sailors to crash onto the rocks.

    The suffix -esque means 'in the manner of', so

    '...sirenesque' means bewitching/enchanting/alluring/captivating.

    Rover
    Thanks a lot for the explanation.

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