corinthian
Noun

corinthian (plural corinthians)

  1. Alternative form of Corinthian#English|Corinthian (a sailboat owner who helms his or her own boat in competitive racing)

Corinthian
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kəˈɹɪnθiən/
Adjective

corinthian

  1. Of or relating to Corinth.
  2. (architecture) Of the Corinthian Greek order.
  3. Elaborate, ornate.
  4. Debauched in character or practice; impure.
  5. Being a sporting event (originally in horse racing and yachting) restricted to gentleman amateurs.
Translations Noun

corinthian (plural corinthians)

  1. An inhabitant or a resident of Corinth, and its suburbs.
  2. An inhabitant, a resident of; a thing that originates from Corinthia
  3. An accomplished amateur athlete.
  4. A sailboat owner who helms his or her own boat in competitive racing.
  5. A worldly, fashionable person, accepted in society though possibly dissolute.
  6. (manège) Horse show-class in which contestants are members of a formal hunt and wear its livery, as opposed to appointment show-class.
  7. A small tubular wafer used in desserts.
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