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How to Pronounce proteus?

Correct pronunciation for the word "proteus" is [pɹˈə͡ʊtɪəs], [pɹˈə‍ʊtɪəs], [p_ɹ_ˈəʊ_t_ɪ__ə_s].

Definition of proteus

  1. A marine deity who had the faculty of assuming different shapes at will, and so of eluding the grasp of those who would seize him and coerce him into a confession of the secrets of the future, with which he was presumed to be charged; one who easily changes his principles; a genus of amphibious reptiles; a protozoan remarkable for changefulness of form.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for proteus?

What is the adjective for proteus?

The adjective form of "proteus" is "protean".

Usage over time for proteus:

This graph shows how "proteus" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of proteus?

The plural of the "proteus" can be the "proteuses".

What is the singular form of proteus?

The singular of the "proteus" can be the "proteus".

Synonyms for Proteus:


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