kouros

[ koo r-os ]
/ ˈkʊər ɒs /

noun, plural kou·roi [koo r-oi] /ˈkʊər ɔɪ/. Greek Antiquity.

a sculptured representation of a young man, especially one produced prior to the 5th century b.c.

QUIZZES

How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz!
If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no time!
Question 1 of 11
OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____

Origin of kouros

1915–20; < Greek koûros, dialectal variant of kóros boy; cf. kore
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020