Definition of Capricorn in English:

Capricorn

proper noun

Astrology
  • 1The tenth sign of the zodiac (the Goat), which the sun enters at the northern winter solstice (about 21 December).

    1. 1.1a Capricorn A person born when the sun is in the sign of Capricorn.
      • ‘If you have the misfortune to fall in love with a Capricorn, remember two words: prenuptial agreement.’
      • ‘Chaos is something Capricorns prefer to avoid.’
      • ‘For trivia buffs, Helen's own daughter is a Capricorn, and has been working as the production manager on Lord of the Rings.’
      • ‘All young people can benefit from the guidance of a Capricorn, although most will find their lessons on the need for patience frustrating.’
      • ‘Encourage the prudent, overconventional Capricorns to get in touch with their animal origins with goat's milk soap from Senteurs de Provence.’
      • ‘Existence is just set on getting closer to you, Capricorns.’
      • ‘Like Christopher Robin's Eeyore, Capricorns adore a worst-case scenario, which brings out their best.’
      • ‘You may be pinned down by Saturn, still soaking up your time and money for what you trust is a good cause, but its ongoing link with Jupiter promises the kind of controlled expansion that Capricorns relish.’
      • ‘By the way, I'm a Leo and my husband is a Capricorn, and those Sun sign charts say we'd never make it.’
      • ‘Many a Capricorn becomes self-employed, for which they are ideally suited.’
      • ‘Start taking notice of those familiar signals that you're overdoing it, Capricorns: like feeling cranky, exasperated, on overload.’
      • ‘As a Capricorn, you probably think you already have all the answers to this week's cosmic conundrums.’
      • ‘Capricorns get annoyed when things don't work.’
      • ‘And something to start doing that's absolutely necessary Capricorns, is asking for - and then accepting - help when you need it.’
      • ‘Because when it comes to letting go, well, Capricorns often find their little fingers all stiff and cramped from the grip they've had on whatever they should be relinquishing.’
      • ‘Rams, like Capricorns, always know best - for everyone else.’
      • ‘He tells Capricorns that the ‘laws of karma seem to have been suspended in your vicinity.’’
      • ‘The Sun then conjoins Saturn in Gemini on Sunday, June 9, raising the awareness of Leos and Capricorns of the need for solid structure in order to move forward.’
      • ‘Despite the hard time you give yourselves, existence has always been madly in love with you Capricorns.’
      • ‘But that's giving you a big chance to dance to a different drumbeat - to do things a different way for a change, Capricorns.’

Phrases

Origin

Old English, from Latin capricornus, from caper, capr- goat + cornu horn, on the pattern of Greek aigokēros goat-horned, Capricorn.

Pronunciation:

Capricorn

/ˈkaprɪkɔːn/