how to pronounce cupid


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cupid is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cupid in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that cupid though i put it on like my …”

meanings of cupid


  1. A moon of Uranus.
  2. The god of love, son of Venus; sometimes depicted as a cherub (a naked, winged boy with bow and arrow). The Roman counterpart of Eros.
  3. Sudden love or desire; the personification of falling in love.
  4. The sixth reindeer of Santa Claus.


  1. Any of various lycaenid butterflies of the genera Chilades, Cupido and Everes.
  2. A putto carrying a bow and arrow, representing Cupid or love.

cupid frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cupid occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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