Definition of Adonises

1. Noun. (plural of Adonis) ¹



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Definition of Adonises

1. adonis [n] - See also: adonis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adonises

adolescent health services
adolescent medicine
adolescent nutrition
adolescent psychiatry
adolescent psychology
adolescent round back
adolescently
adolescents
adolesces
adolescing
adonis
adonis blue
adonis blues
adonise
adonised
adonises
adonising
adonist
adonists
adonitol
adonize
adonized
adonizes
adonizing
adoors
adopt
adopt out
adoptabilities
adoptability
adoptable

Literary usage of Adonises

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"One would like to add the caution, for the benefit of those whose gardens are infested by snails, that these and slugs are fond of these Adonises. ..."

2. The Innocents Abroad; Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1884)
"... and Adonises, making love and getting drunk in many-hned frescoes on the walls of saloon and bed-chamber; and there are the narrow streets and narrower ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"... is exclusively devoted to the Venuses, — poor creatures! why not have a few Adonises?" — which is precisely what a lively observer would wish to ask. ..."

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