Definition of Aquarius in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈkwɛːrɪəs/
1 Astronomy A large constellation (the Water Carrier or Water Bearer), said to represent a man pouring water from a jar. It contains no bright stars but has several planetary nebulae.
1.1 (as genitive Aquarii əˈkwɛːrɪʌɪ) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Aquarii
2 Astrology The eleventh sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 21 January.
2.1 (an Aquarius) A person born when the sun is in the sign of Aquarius.
Example sentences
  • I once asked my totem why I have a Fire totem when I am an Aquarius, an Air sign in every sense of the word.
  • For example, in occidental astrology I'm Aquarius and in vedic astrology I'm Capricorn.
  • To host a successful party, you don't have to be über-organized, which for an Aquarius is always a blessing.


Age of Aquarius

An astrological age which is about to begin, marked by the precession of the vernal equinox into Aquarius, believed by some to herald worldwide peace and harmony.
Example sentences
  • The arrival of the new millennium opened a new Age of Aquarius, but not the envisioned, utopian one.
  • It was an era that gave birth to the Age of Aquarius.
  • You can thank globalization for our dawning Age of Aquarius.


Latin aquarius 'of water', used as a noun to mean 'water carrier'.

Words that rhyme with Aquarius

calcareous, Darius, denarius, gregarious, hilarious, multifarious, nefarious, omnifarious, precarious, Sagittarius, senarius, Stradivarius, temerarious, various, vicarious

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