Noun Adonis Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adonis

Definition:

noun

1. Classical Mythology. a youth slain by a wild boar but permitted by Zeus to pass four months every year in the lower world with Persephone, four with Aphrodite, and four wherever he chose.

2. a very handsome young man.


Examples:

Tom is not an Adonis but he's certainly very attractive as he gets out of his Lamborghini in his Armani suit.
There are four fountains with statues of Neptune, his wife Amphitrite, Diana and Adonis in the Market Square.


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