- Decimus Junius Juvenalis, a.d. c60–140, Roman poet.
Examples from the Web for juvenal
Bantam calls and says, “We must publish Juvenal [original title].”Elmore Leonard’s Rocky Road to Fame and Fortune
September 13, 2014
Juvenal, XV, 10, and the notes of Friedlnder on these passages.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism
He might have proposed Rome while he was about it; “anything there can be had for money,” says Juvenal.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
I have been reading Juvenal with Translation, etc., in my Boat.Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes
There is nothing,” says Juvenal, “that a man will not believe in his own favour.The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes
Juvenal had been one of the Latin subjects for the Nightingale.The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's
Talbot Baines Reed
- ornithol a variant spelling (esp US) of juvenile (def. 4)
- Latin name Decimus Junius Juvenalis. ?60–?140 ad, Roman satirist. In his 16 verse satires, he denounced the vices of imperial Rome
Word Origin and History for juvenal
1580s (n.), 1630s (adj.), from Latin iuvenalis "of or belonging to youth," from iuvenis "a young person" (see young). The Roman satirist is Decimius Junius Juvenalis.