Cupid - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkjuːpɪd|
Brit.  |ˈkjuːpɪd|

noun

- (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros (syn: amor, cupid)
- a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow (syn: cupid)

Examples

...she's tried every knack in Cupid's book to get her guy to marry her...

He has a snarled mop of spiky black hair, melancholy circles around his eyes, and a tiny Cupid's-bow mouth.

Word forms

noun
singular: Cupid
plural: Cupids
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