Oedipus definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A son of Laius and Jocasta, who had been abandoned at delivery and unwittingly killed his dad and married their mother.
    • (Greek mythology) a tragic master of Thebes just who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the topic of the crisis `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
  • proper-noun:
    • A son of Laius and Jocasta, just who unwittingly killed his daddy and married his mother.

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