Definition of Corinthian. Meaning of Corinthian. Synonyms of Corinthian

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Corinthian. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Corinthian and, of course, Corinthian synonyms and on the right images related to the word Corinthian.

Definition of Corinthian

Corinthian
Corinthian Co*rin"thi*an, n. A man of fashion given to pleasuring or sport; a fashionable man about town; esp., a man of means who drives his own horse, sails his own yacht, or the like.
Corinthian
Corinthian Co*rin"thi*an (-an), a. 1. Of or relating to Corinth. 2. (Arch.) Of or pertaining to the Corinthian order of architecture, invented by the Greeks, but more commonly used by the Romans. This is the lightest and most ornamental of the three orders used by the Greeks. --Parker. 3. Debauched in character or practice; impure. --Milton. 4. Of or pertaining to an amateur sailor or yachtsman; as, a corinthian race (one in which the contesting yachts must be manned by amateurs.)
Corinthian
Corinthian Co*rin"thi*an, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Corinth. 2. A gay, licentious person. [Obs.]

Meaning of Corinthian from wikipedia

- Corinthian or Corinthians may refer to: Several Pauline epistles, books of the New Testament of the Bible: First Epistle to the Corinthians Second Epistle...
- The Corinthian order is the last developed of the three prin****l cl****ical orders of ancient Gr**** and Roman architecture. The other two are the Doric...
- The Corinthian helmet originated in ancient Greece and took its name from the city-state of Corinth. It was a helmet made of bronze which in its later...
- First Epistle to the Corinthians (Ancient Gr****: Α΄ ᾽Επιστολὴ πρὸς Κορινθίους), usually referred to as First Corinthians or 1 Corinthians is a Pauline epistle...
- Corinthian bronze, also named Corinthian br**** or æs Corinthia****, was a highly valuable metal alloy in cl****ical antiquity. It is thought to be an alloy...
- The Corinthian War was an ancient Gr**** conflict lasting from 395 BC until 387 BC, pitting Sparta against a coalition of four allied states, Thebes, Athens...
- Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (Brazilian Portuguese: [isˈpɔʁtʃi ˈklubi kʊˈɾĩtʃɐ̃s pawˈɫistɐ]) is a Brazilian sports club based in the city of São Paulo...
- Corinthian leather is a term coined by the advertising agency Bozell to describe the upholstery used in certain Chrysler luxury vehicles. The term first...
- Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCi) was a large for-profit post-secondary education company in North America. Its subsidiaries offered career-oriented diploma...
- The Corinthian is a fictional character in Neil Gaiman's comic book series The Sandman. He first appeared in The Sandman #10 (October 1989), which is part...
Loading...