Associations to the word «Olympian»


OLYMPIAN, adjective. Of or relating to the Greek gods; godlike, celestial.
OLYMPIAN, adjective. Aloof; remote and superior.
OLYMPIAN, adjective. Of or relating to Olympia or Mount Olympus.
OLYMPIAN, adjective. Of or relating the Olympic Games.
OLYMPIAN, noun. (Greek mythology) Any of the 12 principal gods of the Greek pantheon; Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Ares, Hermes, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Demeter, and Hades.
OLYMPIAN, noun. Someone from Olympia.
OLYMPIAN, noun. (sports) An athlete competing in the Olympics.

Dictionary definition

OLYMPIAN, noun. An athlete who participates in the Olympic games.
OLYMPIAN, noun. A classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans.
OLYMPIAN, adjective. Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants; "Olympian plain".
OLYMPIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus; "Olympian deities".
OLYMPIAN, adjective. Majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; "his majestic presence"; "olympian detachment"; "olympian beauty and serene composure".
OLYMPIAN, adjective. Far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents".

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