adonis adonis  /ə ˈdɑ nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone
  2. (n) any handsome young man
  3. (n) annual or perennial herbs

News

  1. Boxer's Rebellion: Chad Dawson Doesn't Listen

    Chad Dawson didn't listen to John Scully when Scully trained him before the Andre Ward debacle last year. So we shouldn't be surprised if Dawson ignored Scully before he climbed into the ring with Adonis Stevenson Saturday in Montreal.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Adonis Golden Ratio: Review Reveals John Barban’s Workout and Nutrition Program

    Daily Gossip Magazine will dedicate the following week to the understanding of John Barban’s the Adonis Golden Ratio Program to help readers chisel their muscle mass into the perfect body. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Adonis-Golden-Ratio/Workout-Review/prweb10813676.htm
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Carrollwood Day's Adonis Welch transfers to Oldsmar Christian

    Carrollwood Day two-sport standout Adonis Welch, a 6-foot-8, 260-pound senior whose presence at defensive end and left tackle opened eyes at spring practice in May, has transferred to Oldsmar Christian. Also a Division I prospect in basketball, Welch's withdrawal from CDS was confirmed by athletic director/boys basketball coach Baker Mabry. Oldsmar boys coach Jordan Fair later confirmed that ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Times Home Team

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Quotes

  1. "But man, he was such an Adonis in his day! He got good in bed...... something happened. Maybe Gwen taught him, for all I know," said Love.
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Courtney Love Source: NDTV.com

  2. "If I have a look around at the moment I feel great relief because finally others are entering the limelight. Men like Robert Pattinson must now play the Adonis. For me it was always a restraint, a restriction," Law added.
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Jude Law Source: Hindustan Times

  3. Launching the MPs' report yesterday, committee chairman Louise Ellman MP said: "We are pleased that Lord Adonis has decided to tighten the rules and to hold firm in the face of pressure from operators."
    on Jul 26, 2009 By: Louise Ellman Source: The Herald

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