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Adonis (a-DON-is, a-DOE-nis) noun
1. Greek Mythology. A strikingly beautiful youth loved by Aphrodite.
2. Often adonis. A very handsome young man.
[Greek Adonis, from Phoenician adon, lord.]
"Granted, we're not as great to look at, but nonetheless, the next time you're with your man and spot a jogging Adonis, take a cue from Kelly and holler ...." Ellsworth, James, Is your man an ogler?, Cosmopolitan, 1 May 1998.
This week's theme: eponyms.
Access to power must be confined to those who are not in love with it. -Plato