quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Latin quotation from Juvenal
quis cus·​to·​di·​et ip·​sos cus·​to·​des? | \ ˌkwi-sku̇s-ˈtō-dē-ˌet-ˌip-ˌsō-sku̇s-ˈtō-ˌdās How to pronounce quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (audio) \

Definition of quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

: who will guard the guards themselves?

Learn More about quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Statistics for quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Cite this Entry

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quis%20custodiet%20ipsos%20custodes%3F. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

Comments on quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

What made you want to look up quis custodiet ipsos custodes?? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three bears two of them look like theyre whispering to a third bear who looks chuffed to be the center of attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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