[ pahy-sis-truh-tuhs, pi- ]
/ paɪˈsɪs trə təs, pɪ- /
Save This Word!
c605–527 b.c., tyrant of Athens 560–527 (father of Hipparchus and Hippias).
ALL IN FAVO(U)R OF THIS BRITISH VS. AMERICAN ENGLISH QUIZ
There's an ocean of difference between the way people speak English in the US vs. the UK. Are your language skills up to the task of telling the difference? Let's find out!
Question 1 of 7
True or false? British English and American English are only different when it comes to slang words.
Words nearby Pisistratus
Pishpek, Pisidia, Pisidian, pisiform, Pisistratidae, Pisistratus, pismire, pismo clam, pisolite, pisolith, piss
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Pisistratus in a sentence
In 1900 he entirely reversed his position, the school was abandoned, and the story of Pisistratus was accepted.
That Pisistratus did so is Mr. Leafs theory, but there is not a hint about anybody collecting anything in the Greek.
Burns was a great lyric poet, whereas we hear of no great epic poet in the age of Pisistratus.
Pisistratus could not feel flattered by passages intended to exhibit his ancestor as a conceited and inopportune old babbler.
I ventured in 1896 to suggest that the interpolator was trying to please Pisistratus, but this was said in a spirit of mockery.
British Dictionary definitions for Pisistratus
/ (paɪˈsɪstrətəs) /
?600–527 bc, tyrant of Athens: he established himself in firm control of the city following his defeat of his aristocratic rivals at Pallene (546)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012