Associations to the word «Cupid»


CUPID, proper noun. (Roman god) The god of love, son of Venus; sometimes depicted as a cherub (a naked, winged boy with bow and arrow). The Roman counterpart of Eros.
CUPID, proper noun. (poetic) Sudden love or desire; the personification of falling in love
CUPID, proper noun. (astronomy) A moon of Uranus
CUPID, noun. A putto carrying a bow and arrow, representing Cupid or love.

Dictionary definition

CUPID, noun. (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros.
CUPID, noun. A symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats