[ am-fin-uh-muhs ]

noun(in the Odyssey)
  1. Penelope's favorite suitor.

Words Nearby Amphinomus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Amphinomus in a sentence

  • Amphinomus took two loaves out of the bread-basket and brought them to him, pledging him as he did so in a golden goblet of wine.

    The Odyssey | Homer
  • With this he caught hold of a footstool, but Ulysses sought protection at the knees of Amphinomus of Dulichium, for he was afraid.

    The Odyssey | Homer
  • Then Amphinomus rushed towards Ulysses, but Telemachus sent his spear from behind through his shoulders.

  • But he did not succeed, Amphinomus clearly voices their sentiment, and the council dissolves.

    Homer's Odyssey | Denton J. Snider
  • This man's name was Amphinomus, and he was the chief among the wooers who came from Dulichium.