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.
      • ‘Despite the hard time you give yourselves, existence has always been madly in love with you Capricorns.’
      • ‘Many a Capricorn becomes self-employed, for which they are ideally suited.’
      • ‘Chaos is something Capricorns prefer to avoid.’
      • ‘Rams, like Capricorns, always know best - for everyone else.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Start taking notice of those familiar signals that you're overdoing it, Capricorns: like feeling cranky, exasperated, on overload.’
      • ‘And something to start doing that's absolutely necessary Capricorns, is asking for - and then accepting - help when you need it.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Capricorns get annoyed when things don't work.’
      • ‘As a Capricorn, you probably think you already have all the answers to this week's cosmic conundrums.’
      • ‘But that's giving you a big chance to dance to a different drumbeat - to do things a different way for a change, Capricorns.’
      • ‘Existence is just set on getting closer to you, Capricorns.’
      • ‘By the way, I'm a Leo and my husband is a Capricorn, and those Sun sign charts say we'd never make it.’
      • ‘For trivia buffs, Helen's own daughter is a Capricorn, and has been working as the production manager on Lord of the Rings.’
      • ‘He tells Capricorns that the ‘laws of karma seem to have been suspended in your vicinity.’’
      • ‘All young people can benefit from the guidance of a Capricorn, although most will find their lessons on the need for patience frustrating.’
      • ‘If you have the misfortune to fall in love with a Capricorn, remember two words: prenuptial agreement.’
      • ‘Encourage the prudent, overconventional Capricorns to get in touch with their animal origins with goat's milk soap from Senteurs de Provence.’
      • ‘Like Christopher Robin's Eeyore, Capricorns adore a worst-case scenario, which brings out their best.’
      • ‘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.’

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/