Definition of Penelope in English:

Penelope

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • The wife of Odysseus, who was beset by suitors when her husband did not return after the fall of Troy. She put them off by saying that she would marry only when she had finished the piece of weaving on which she was engaged, and every night unravelled the work she had done during the day.

Pronunciation:

Penelope

/pəˈnɛləpi/