What does the word aphrodite mean?

Usage examples for aphrodite

  1. In this, as in other poems, the sea, changeful in mood, alternately fair and fierce, a bright smiling surface covering a thousand graves, fascinating and treacherous, is the mythical Aphrodite, the fatal woman, merciless to men. – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  2. The dancing girl had, in fact, proved to be beautifully formed, and it could not be disputed that " Aphrodite" had wiped " Hercules" out. – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  3. So felt the Lady Aphrodite! – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli