Definition of Cupid in English:
1.1 (as noun also cupid) A representation of a naked winged child, typically carrying a bow: little cupids floated in roseate clouds
More example sentences
- He led her to a painting of a naked cupid and Venus.
- A guest at a ball, in conversation, repeats the pointing gesture of the cupid in the painting behind her.
- Behind the couples, a cupid brings new arrivals, while under the trees at right, other couples sing to the accompaniment of a recorder or oboe.
From Latin Cupido, personification of cupido 'love, desire', from cupere 'to desire'.
- Try to initiate a romantic relationship between two people: are you sure you want to play Cupid with these two?More example sentences
- Are you sure you want to be playing Cupid with those two?
- He knew when Mary found out she might be furious but like he said it was time someone played cupid.
- Another of her tasks is to play Cupid during the mating season.
Words that rhyme with Cupidstupid
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