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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Co·rin·thi·an /kəˈrɪn(t)θiən/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·rin·thi·an a.
 1. Of or relating to Corinth.
 2. Arch. Of or pertaining to the Corinthian order of architecture, invented by the Greeks, but more commonly used by the Romans.
    This is the lightest and most ornamental of the three orders used by the Greeks.   --Parker.
 3. Debauched in character or practice; impure.
 4. Of or pertaining to an amateur sailor or yachtsman; as, a corinthian race (one in which the contesting yachts must be manned by amateurs.)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·rin·thi·an, n.
 1. A native or inhabitant of Corinth.
 2. A gay, licentious person. [Obs.]
 3. A man of fashion given to pleasuring or sport; a fashionable man about town; esp., a man of means who drives his own horse, sails his own yacht, or the like.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: most ornate of the three orders of classical Greek
             architecture [ant: doric, ionic]
      2: of or relating to or characteristic of Corinth or its
      n 1: a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure [syn: playboy, man-about-town]
      2: a resident of Corinth