noun Classical Mythology.

the successful suitor of Atalanta.

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Historical Examples of hippomenes

  • Looking about me, I found a brig called the Hippomenes, bound to Gibraltar, and back.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • The people cheered on Hippomenes, eager that such valor should win.

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew

    Josephine Preston Peabody

  • At that instant Hippomenes tossed ahead one of the golden apples.

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew

    Josephine Preston Peabody

  • Elsewhere Hippomenes delivers himself of a superexcellent pun.

    A Book of Burlesque

    Willam Davenport Adams

  • She stooped to pick it up, and Hippomenes regained the lead.

    Greek Women

    Mitchell Carroll

British Dictionary definitions for hippomenes



Greek myth the husband, in some traditions, of Atalanta
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