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

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