Definition of sea serpent in US English:

sea serpent


  • A legendary sea monster resembling a dragon or large snake.

    • ‘As I was standing there, a great sea serpent, long and blue like the falls that shimmered brilliantly, slithered out of the water.’
    • ‘Bigelow later published an article on what he believed was an immature specimen of the sea serpent.’
    • ‘The locals knew the ancient history of the sea serpent.’
    • ‘The sea serpent or its lake counterpart, the Loch Ness Monster, has long been part of oceanic folklore.’
    • ‘They jumped to the strip of land right before the demon sea serpent fell completely back into the water.’