[ hip-ee-uhs ]

  1. flourished 6th century b.c., tyrant of Athens (brother of Hipparchus, son of Pisistratus).

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How to use Hippias in a sentence

  • Crito and Hippias and myself and others were considering that subject the other day, and we were not able to agree.

    The Inhumanity of Socialism | Edward F. Adams
  • Hippias, you see, is holding in his horses, too; it is his way of giving himself airs at starting.

    Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers
  • A Christian still came next to Hippias followed by a red agitator; Marcus had gained on the others and was now fourth.

    Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers
  • Four years passed thus, and the Athenians were hoping that the time would soon come when they could get rid of Hippias.

    The Story of the Greeks | H. A. Guerber
  • The generals of this force were Da´tis and Ar-ta-pher´-nes, who were guided and advised by the traitor Hippias.

    The Story of the Greeks | H. A. Guerber