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CYPRIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cyprian mean? 

CYPRIAN (noun)
  The noun CYPRIAN has 2 senses:

1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
2. a native or inhabitant of Cyprus

  Familiarity information: CYPRIAN used as a noun is rare.


CYPRIAN (adjective)
  The adjective CYPRIAN has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture
2. resembling the ancient orgiastic worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus

  Familiarity information: CYPRIAN used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CYPRIAN (noun)


Sense 1cyprian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

woman of the street; whore; tart; sporting lady; prostitute; lady of pleasure; harlot; fancy woman; cyprian; cocotte; bawd; working girl

Hypernyms ("cyprian" is a kind of...):

adult female; woman (an adult female person (as opposed to a man))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cyprian"):

call girl (a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone)

camp follower (a prostitute who provides service to military personnel)

comfort woman; ianfu (a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II)

demimondaine (a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society)

floozie; floozy; hooker; hustler; slattern; street girl; streetwalker (a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets)

white slave (a woman sold into prostitution)


Sense 2Cyprian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A native or inhabitant of Cyprus

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Cypriot; Cypriote; Cyprian

Hypernyms ("Cyprian" is a kind of...):

European (a native or inhabitant of Europe)

Holonyms ("Cyprian" is a member of...):

Cyprus (an island in the eastern Mediterranean)


CYPRIAN (adjective)


Sense 1Cyprian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Cyprian; Cypriot; Cypriote

Context examples:

Cypriot expatriates / Cypriote monasteries

Pertainym:

Cyprus (an island in the eastern Mediterranean)


Sense 2cyprian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Resembling the ancient orgiastic worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus

Similar:

unchaste (not chaste)


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