succubus

(redirected from succubi)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to succubi: incubi

suc·cu·bus

 (sŭk′yə-bəs) also suc·cu·ba (-bə)
n. pl. suc·cu·bus·es or suc·cu·bi (-bī′, -bē′) also suc·cu·bae (-bē′, -bī′)
1. A female demon supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with a man while he sleeps.
2. An evil spirit; a demon.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin, alteration (influenced by Late Latin incubus, incubus) of Latin succuba, paramour, from succubāre, to lie under : sub-, sub- + cubāre, to lie down.]

succubus

(ˈsʌkjʊbəs)
n, pl -bi (-ˌbaɪ)
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Also called: succuba a female demon fabled to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men. Compare incubus
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) any evil demon
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Late Latin succuba harlot, from Latin succubāre to lie beneath, from sub- + cubāre to lie]

suc•cu•bus

(ˈsʌk yə bəs)

n., pl. -bi (-ˌbaɪ)
1. a demon in female form, said to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men. Compare incubus (def. 1).
2. any demon or evil spirit.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin, variant of Latin succuba paramour <succubāre to lie beneath (suc- suc- + cubāre to lie down)]

succubus, succuba

a demon that assumes a female form to tempt men to intercourse, especially appearing in their dreams. — succubi, succubae, n. pl.
See also: Demons

Succubus

A demon sent by the Devil to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men, Succubi are sex elementals and may be half human, half animal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Succubus - a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping mensuccubus - a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men
daemon, daimon, demon, devil, fiend - an evil supernatural being
Translations

succubus

[ˈsʌkjʊbəs] N (succubi (pl)) → súcubo m

succubus

n pl <succubi> → Sukkubus m
References in periodicals archive ?
have abandoned themselves to devils, incubi and succubi, and by their incantations, spells, conjurations .
A dark cast of characters inhabits this world, including demons, cambions, incubi, succubi, and ghosts.
If it's true to say the incubus fills us for the succubi to suck us dry, why shouldn't I?
In the renaissance era they believed that the paralysis was caused by succubi, who would seduce people while they were asleep," Mr Davies said.
Among the compilation are stories of voracious succubi who seduce and enslave women, lesbian vampires and a haunting by a spirit with a mysterious agenda who attempts to communicate via EVP.
I'M continually bemused by the Welfare State succubi, but heard another "fact" so taken for granted that I think it must be true.
Showcasing various incarnations of succubi, this is a seminal anthology of impressive literary merit and highly recommended to the attention of a mature readership.
There is every chance you would assume Paris was now hopelessly passe, having been eclipsed by second-generation reality succubi such as the Kardashians.
Bo's actions also arouse attention from a detective, Dyson (Kris Holden-Ried), who turns out to be working on behalf of the Fae, a species of Succubi living among--and preying upon--humans, putting the truth in ancient folklore.