from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Cyprus; Cypriot.
  • adj. Of or relating to the ancient worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus.
  • adj. Licentious; wanton.
  • n. See Cypriot.
  • n. A wanton person.
  • n. A prostitute.
  • Cyprian, Saint Died A.D. 258. Christian prelate and martyr who led Christians in North Africa during persecution by the Roman emperors Decius and Valerian.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Cypriot
  • n. A lewd woman; a harlot.
  • adj. Cypriot

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to Cyprus.
  • adj. Of, pertaining, or conducing to, lewdness.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus, especially of ancient Cyprus; a Cypriot.
  • n. A lewd woman; a harlot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as Cypriote.
  • Pertaining to Aphrodite or Venus; hence, lewd; wanton.
  • n. Same as Cypriote.
  • n. A lewd woman; a courtezan; a strumpet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
  • adj. resembling the ancient orgiastic worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus
  • n. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money


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