Associations to the word «Olympic»


OLYMPIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.
OLYMPIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Olympic Games
OLYMPIC DIVING, noun. A specific competition in the Olympics, involving diving off a ten-meter platform from a three-meter springboard.
OLYMPIC FLAME, proper noun. A symbol of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
OLYMPIC GAMES, proper noun. (historical) (Ancient Greece) A sporting festival held every four or five years on the Plain of Olympia in southern Greece, in honour of Zeus. [from 16th c.]
OLYMPIC GAMES, proper noun. An international multi-sport event (inspired by the ancient festival) taking place every fourth year. [from 19th c.]
OLYMPIC GOAL, noun. (football) A goal scored directly from a corner kick without any other player - on either team - touching or otherwise deflecting the ball into the goal.
OLYMPIC GOALS, noun. Plural of Olympic goal
OLYMPIC PENINSULA, proper noun. A large peninsula on the coast of the state of Washington, USA.
OLYMPIC RINGS, noun. A symbol consisting of five interlocking colored rings, each one representing a continent which competes in the Olympic Games.
OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, proper noun. The winter counterpart to the summer Olympic Games.

Dictionary definition

OLYMPIC, adjective. Of or relating to the Olympic Games; "Olympic winners".
OLYMPIC, adjective. Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants; "Olympian plain".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche