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[am-fin-uh-muh s]
noun (in the Odyssey)
  1. Penelope's favorite suitor.
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Examples from the Web for amphinomus

Historical Examples

  • Apparently we must accent the penultimate in “Amphinomus” if the line is to scan.

    Adventures among Books

    Andrew Lang

  • General confusion results, in the midst of which Telemachus commands order which is seconded by Amphinomus.

    Homer's Odyssey

    Denton J. Snider

  • This Amphinomus differed in character from the other suitors, being a prudent and fair-minded man.

  • These words, spoken in a low and solemn tone, so that none besides might hear, sent a chill to the heart of Amphinomus.

  • Before Odysseus could fix another arrow to the string, Amphinomus was upon him, with sword uplifted to slay him.