eunuch eunuch  /ˈ ju nək/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction

Usage(s):

  1. Even if a eunuch has money, she cannot eat at a good restaurant, visit the theater or enter a boutique.
  2. Several eunuchs of the Imperial Palace were discharged without reference for stealing objects d'art during the recent fire in the Forbidden City.
  3. A Muslim, a eunuch, a warrior, Zheng He vastly outdid his approximate contemporaries, the Western naval heroes who helped define the global Age of Exploration.

News

  • OUR OPINION: It's time Congress gets to work

    John Boehner will likely go down in history as the “Eunuch Speaker.” In the latest congressional debacle, Boehner submitted to House Republican tea party members once again and shut down the federal government. He allowed himself – and the country – to be held hostage by a fringe group of lawmakers who refused to fund the government unless the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, was ...
    on October 3, 2013     Source: Belmont Citizen-Herald

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Quotes

  1. Iqbal told the judge: "A man cannot marry another man or a eunuch. The allegation against us is incorrect."
    on May 26, 2010 By: Allama Iqbal Source: AFP

  2. "This film intends to present me, in perpetuity, as a eunuch, a man with no testicles, and turn me into a laughing stock," Daor told Yedioth Ahronoth daily before the suit.
    on Jul 12, 2004 By: David D'Or Source: TVNZ

  3. Explaining the incident on FOX's O'Reilly Factor, the Nuge said to guest host John Kaisch, "Trying to explain the intensity of over-the-top outrageous, irreverent rock 'n' roll is like trying to explain an orgasm to a eunuch. If some people don't...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Ted Nugent Source: Prefixmag

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