Associations to the word «Frankenstein»

Wiktionary

FRANKENSTEIN, proper noun. A novel by Mary Shelley.
FRANKENSTEIN, proper noun. The creator of Frankenstein's monster in Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus.
FRANKENSTEIN, proper noun. Frankenstein's monster itself.
FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX, noun. The fear that an artificial intelligence will turn against humans.
FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEXES, noun. Plural of Frankenstein complex

Dictionary definition

FRANKENSTEIN, noun. An agency that escapes control and destroys its creator.
FRANKENSTEIN, noun. The monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation).
FRANKENSTEIN, noun. The fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses.

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes