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Meaning of CYPRIAN

Pronunciation:  'sipreeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
  2. [n]  a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  3. [adj]  resembling the ancient orgiastic worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus
  4. [adj]  of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture; "Cypriot expatriates"; "Cypriote monasteries"

CYPRIAN is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bawd, cocotte, Cypriot, Cypriot, Cypriote, Cypriote, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, prostitute, sporting lady, tart, trollop, unchaste, whore, woman of the street, working girl
 See Also: adult female, call girl, camp follower, Cyprus, demimondaine, European, floozie, floozy, hooker, hustler, slattern, street girl, streetwalker, white slave, woman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cyp"ri*an\ (s?p"r?-a]/>n), a. [L. Cyprius, fr. Cyprus,
    Gr. ????, an island in the Mediterranean, renowned for the
    worship of Venus.]
    1. Belonging to Cyprus.
    2. Of, pertaining, or conducing to, lewdness.
  2. \Cyp"ri*an\, n.
    1. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus, especially of ancient
       Cyprus; a Cypriot.
    2. A lewd woman; a harlot.