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Definition Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love

In earlier Greek mythology, Cupid was strikingly handsome.
  • She must have been struck by one of Cupid's arrows.
Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • Cupid is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Eros.
  • Cupid = god of love
  • She'll not be hit With Cupid's arrow.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  (small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love)
  • Through the window, the bride and groom on the wedding cake point at me and laugh—the air becomes charged with laughter until I can't stand it—and the two cupids wave their flaming arrows.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • cupids = small figurines of winged boys from Roman mythology—whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • Psyche marries handsome Cupid, but since he only comes to her after dark, her sisters persuade her that he is a monster.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • he hath twice or thrice cut Cupid's bowstring,
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • The china cupid, sir, that stands on the writing-table.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • I swear to thee by Cupid's strongest bow,
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • Proceed, sweet Cupid;
    William Shakespeare  --  Love's Labour's Lost
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • ...hath the wind-swift Cupid wings.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy
  • Cupid, he that shot so true
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • You are a lover. Borrow Cupid's wings, And soar with them above a common bound.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love
  •   We'll have no Cupid hoodwinked with a scarf,
      Bearing a Tartar's painted bow of lath,
      Scaring the ladies like a crow-keeper.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Cupid = Roman mythology:  god of love; a small, winged boy whose arrows make those struck fall in love
  • My 'Down in Cupid's Gardens' was well liked in four; still, I've got others as good, and even better.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • No doubt someone in the office, playing cupid, had alerted him that I was back.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • No, do thy worst, blind Cupid; I'll not love.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • Of the little archer (Cupid).
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Do you remember how neatly you used to turn "Twas down in Cupid's Gardens' and 'The Tailor's Breeches' at morning milking?"
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • At length, with his hostess still at his side, he passed out of range of the wooden Cupid, unfastened his horses and drove off.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Around the rim, a dozen bronze statues of Cupid stood guard with wings spread and bows ready to fire.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief

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