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Hippomenes

[hi-pom-uh-neez] /hɪˈpɒm əˌniz/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
the successful suitor of Atalanta.
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  • Caught by its glitter the maiden stooped again, and while she paused to recover the apple, Hippomenes shot ahead.

  • At that instant Hippomenes tossed ahead one of the golden apples.

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew Josephine Preston Peabody
  • Finally I found myself in front of the enclosure where the statues of Hippomenes and Atalanta stand.

  • Elsewhere Hippomenes delivers himself of a superexcellent pun.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • Thus for the first time the race was won by another than Atalanta, and Hippomenes claimed the maiden as his rightful reward.

  • She stooped to pick it up, and Hippomenes regained the lead.

    Greek Women Mitchell Carroll
  • Again she passed him, and again a golden apple caused her to pause, and Hippomenes shot ahead.

    Greek Women Mitchell Carroll
  • Hippomenes, the hero, is seen climbing "over the garden wall," guitar in hand.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • Venus did not always befriend true lovers, as she had befriended Hippomenes, with her three golden apples.

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew Josephine Preston Peabody
  • Hippomenes seeks my coy-eyed daughter to wife; but let him now hear my wholesome speech.

British Dictionary definitions for Hippomenes

Hippomenes

/hɪˈpɒmɪˌniːz/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the husband, in some traditions, of Atalanta
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