Origin of Cupid
Examples from the Web for cupid
A delicious marble Cupid appeared to have just alighted on his pedestal at the upper end of the room.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The same ginger-haired model served Caravaggio for his Amor Vincit Omnia, where Cupid stands astride an unmade bed.
His Cupid—which, like Veronica Mars, was critically adored yet underwatched—got canceled after one season in 1998.
R and I were introduced by a married couple who enjoyed playing Cupid for their pet bachelor, a junior I-banker.
These last combine the erect bush-like habit of growth with the dwarfness of the Cupid.
The nymphs in Cupid's band displayed their names, written in large letters on their backs.Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Well, Cupid, why don't you answer, instead of looking at the floor like a girl?San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams|Charles Paul de Kock
The war-god Mars, bringing his spear one day to Vulcan's forge, smiled contemptuously at the light shafts of Cupid.Correggio|Estelle M. Hurll
The upper one is of somewhat unusual type, having a Cupid's bow underframing.Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture|Arthur Hayden
Word Origin for Cupid
Roman god of passionate love, late 14c., from Latin Cupido, personification of cupido "desire, love," from cupere "to desire" (see cupidity). Identified with Greek Eros. Cupid's bow as a shape, especially of lips, is from 1858.