Adjective "Aegis" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Aegis


    Definition:

    1. Classical Mythology. the shield or breastplate of Zeus or Athena, bearing at its center the head of the Gorgon.

    2. protection; support: under the imperial aegis.

    3. sponsorship; auspices: a debate under the aegis of the League of Women Voters.

    Examples:

    "cruisers can be aegis."