Aquar·​i·​us ə-ˈkwer-ē-əs How to pronounce Aquarius (audio)
: the 11th sign of the zodiac in astrology see Signs of the Zodiac Table
: one born under the sign of Aquarius
: a constellation south of Pegasus pictured as a man pouring water

Examples of Aquarius in a Sentence

She was born on February third, so she's an Aquarius.
Recent Examples on the Web Read the full Capricorn Daily Horoscope Aquarius (January 20 - February 18) Hello, Gemini season! USA TODAY, 20 May 2024 Other potentially good matches for the twins might include signs ruled by Saturn, such as Capricorn and Aquarius. Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 20 May 2024 Read the full Aquarius Daily Horoscope Pisces (February 19 - March 20) Learning something new? USA TODAY, 8 May 2024 Libra also appreciates Aquarius’ forward-thinking approach and progressive mind. Valerie Mesa, Peoplemag, 4 May 2024 After that, the Moon moves from Aquarius into Pisces. Georgia Nicols, The Denver Post, 2 May 2024 Read the full Capricorn Daily Horoscope Aquarius (January 20 - February 18) Spiritual insights? USA TODAY, 2 Apr. 2024 Read on to see what’s in store for your sign with your monthly tarot horoscope, Aquarius. Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Apr. 2024 According to the show, Carrie is a Libra, Charlotte is an Aquarius, Miranda is a Leo and Samantha is a Taurus. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 1 Apr. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'Aquarius.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History


Latin (genitive Aquarii), literally, water carrier

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aquarius was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near Aquarius

Cite this Entry

“Aquarius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


Aquar·​i·​us ə-ˈkwar-ē-əs How to pronounce Aquarius (audio)
: the 11th sign of the zodiac see zodiac
: a person whose sign of the zodiac is Aquarius
: a group of stars between Capricorn and Pisces usually pictured as a man pouring water

More from Merriam-Webster on Aquarius

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!