Variant of werewolf.
- Alternative spelling of werewolf.
Variant of werewolf
Folklore a person changed into a wolf, or one capable of assuming the form of a wolf at will; lycanthrope
also sp. werwolf
Origin of werewolfMiddle English werwolf ; from Old English werwulf ; from wer, man ; from Indo-European an unverified form wiros, man (prob. origin, originally , “the strong one” ; from base an unverified form wei-, to be strong from source Classical Latin vis, power, vir, man) + Old English wulf, wolf