Translation of "siren" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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sirennoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsaɪə.rən/ us /ˈsaɪr.ən/

siren noun [ C ] (DEVICE)

C2 a device for making a loud warning noise

police sirens 警笛
When the air raid siren went off people ran to their shelters. 空袭警报响起时,人们纷纷跑向掩蔽所。

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siren noun [ C ] (WOMAN)

(in ancient Greek literature) one of the creatures who were half woman and half bird, whose beautiful singing encouraged sailors to sail into dangerous waters where they died


a woman who is considered to be very attractive, but also dangerous


(Translation of “siren” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)