Definition of Leo in English:


proper noun

  • 1Astronomy
    A large constellation (the Lion), said to represent the lion slain by Hercules. It contains the bright stars Regulus and Denebola and numerous galaxies.

    1. 1.1as genitive Leonis /liːˈəʊniːs/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Leo constellation.
      ‘the star Omicron Leonis’
  • 2Astrology
    The fifth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 23 July.

    1. 2.1a Leo A person born when the sun is in the sign of Leo.
      • ‘Statistics show many accomplished actors in Hollywood and television are Leos, and many have Moon signs in Cancer as well.’
      • ‘Along with the usual info, it said ‘No Virgos or Leos please.’’
      • ‘These so-called scientists have got to be Leos.’
      • ‘Like all the fire signs, Leos are idealistic and don't hold back from expressing their passion.’
      • ‘Most Leos dream of getting rich by just being themselves.’