1. serpent

noun. ['ˈsɝːpənt'] limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.


  • diapsid
  • sea snake
  • colubrid
  • suborder Serpentes
  • diapsid reptile
  • snake
  • suborder Ophidia
  • elapid snake
  • Serpentes
  • ophidian
  • Ophidia
  • viper
  • constrictor
  • colubrid snake
  • blind snake
  • elapid


  • good person
  • high explosive
  • ordinary
  • subclass Anapsida

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Rhymes with Serpent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce serpent?

Pronounce serpent as ˈsərpənt.

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Sentences with serpent

1. Adjective
The first hand sign in the fireball "jutsu" is the snake or serpent hand sign.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The baritone horn's earliest known ancestor is believed to be a wooden instrument called the serpent.

3. Verb, base form
He is similar to serpent demons found in ancient Near Eastern mythology.

Quotes about serpent

1. Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
- Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson

2. O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest - A dammed saint, an honourable villain!
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

3. the serpent if it wants to become the dragon must eat itself.
- Francis Bacon

2. serpent-worship

noun. the worship of snakes.


  • animal-worship
  • zoolatry

3. serpent

noun. ['ˈsɝːpənt'] an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake.


  • trumpet
  • horn
  • cornet


  • reptile
  • anapsid reptile
  • chelonian reptile
  • reptilian

4. serpent

noun. ['ˈsɝːpənt'] a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited.


  • pyrotechnic