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[an-tin-oh-uh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. the chief suitor of Penelope, killed by Odysseus upon his return from Troy.
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  • Antinous refers to it (l. 259) and proposes to defer the contest on that account.

    Homer's Odyssey

    Denton J. Snider

  • Antinous might lift his brow, and tell us why he is forever sad.

    The Marble Faun, Volume I.

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • "That you certainly ought not to do," said Antinous, beseechingly.

  • Antinous, you are wiser than I. Let us leave the future to the future.

  • "I have never yet been able to keep still for any artist," said Antinous.