Frankenstein definition

  • noun:
    • A Company or creation that slips through the control over and in the end damages its creator: "How can we keep carefully the federal government we produce from becoming a Frankenstein that may destroy the very freedom we establish it to guard?” ( Milton Friedman).
    • A monster having the look of a guy.
    • the imaginary Swiss scientist who was simply the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses
    • the beast created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
    • an agency that escapes control and kills its creator
  • proper-noun:
    • A novel by Mary Shelley.
    • The creator of Frankenstein's monster in Mary Shelley's book Frankenstein, or the contemporary Prometheus.
    • Frankenstein's beast it self.

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