from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Mythology The god of love; the son of Venus.
- n. A representation of Cupid as a naked cherubic boy usually having wings and holding a bow and arrow, used as a symbol of love.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. : The god of love, son of Venus; usually depicted as a naked, winged boy with bow and arrow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The god of love, son of Venus; usually represented as a naked, winged boy with bow and arrow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Roman mythology, the god of love, identified with the Greek Eros, the son of Hermes (Mercury) and Aphrodite (Venus).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow
- n. (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
"You remember," said Mr. Linden, "that when -- 'Cupid and Campaspe played at cards for kisses, _Cupid paid_.'
The Worst: OK Cupid is free, so you do not have some of the exclusivity that are offered with paying sites.
The alphabet network never seemed to have much faith in Cupid anyway (why did they greenlight it in the first place), and they seem content to let it fade away.
Ok Cupid is very aesthetic but all of its non essentials features gets in the way of what your trying to achieve which is 1-to-1 interaction with people you want to date, meet-up, etc..
The name Cupid is believed to come from the Latin cupere, meaning "desire."
In a sure sign Cupid is tap, tap, tapping into the text messaging craze, 28% of users report that they use text messaging to flirt.
Eros/Cupid is also in love, regretful for not having been more tolerant towards his wife.
Arkady played with the name Cupid, which on the lips of Zoya had sounded more hard-core than cherubic.
The club was called Cupid Desire, which made a kind of sense.
 [Old copy, _from_.]  The wimple is generally explained as a covering for the neck, or for the neck and shoulders; but Shakespeare ( "Love's Labour's Lost," act iii.se. 1) seems to use it as a covering for the eyes also, when he calls Cupid "This wimpled, whining, purblind, wayward boy."