Definitions For Halcyon


  • A mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
  • A large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
  • (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
  • Very happy and successful


  • Marked by peace and prosperity
  • Idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity

Is Halcyons a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Halcyon is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Halcyon in a Sentence

  • A halcyon era following the American Civil War
  • During those early halcyon years the company's potential for growth seemed unlimited

Synonyms for Halcyon

Antonyms for Halcyons

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