Roscius [rosh-ee-uh s, rosh-uh s] Examples noun
- Quin·tus [kwin-tuh s] /ˈkwɪn təs/, c126–c62 b.c., Roman actor.
Examples from the Web for roscius Historical Examples of roscius
As early as 1805, some critics in England spoke of her as the Infant Roscius.
Mordecai Manuel Noah
Pantomimists, and dancing girls with bare faces, have replaced Paulus and Roscius.
Then Roscius mounted the rostrum, but not a man would give ear to him.
“You mean more than you say, Roscius,” said Stephen, with a sudden sinking of heart.
Emily Sarah Holt
Rymer styles him and Mohun the sopus and Roscius of their time.
British Dictionary definitions for roscius Roscius noun
- full name Quintus Roscius Gallus . died 62 bc, Roman actor
- any actor
Derived FormsRoscian, adjective Word Origin and History for roscius Roscius n.
name of a celebrated Roman actor.