Corinthian

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1Co·rin·thi·an

noun \kə-ˈrin(t)-thē-ən\

Definition of CORINTHIAN

1
:  a native or resident of Corinth, Greece
2
:  a merry profligate man

First Known Use of CORINTHIAN

1520

2Corinthian

adjective

Definition of CORINTHIAN

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of Corinth or Corinthians
2
:  of or relating to the lightest and most ornate of the three ancient Greek architectural orders distinguished especially by its large capitals decorated with carved acanthus leaves — see order illustration

First Known Use of CORINTHIAN

1594

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