Olympian definition

  • adjective:
    • Greek Mythology Of or regarding the better gods and goddesses of the ancient greek language pantheon, whose abode had been Mount Olympus.
    • Majestic in manner.
    • better than mundane affairs.
    • Surpassing all others in scope and effect: Olympian efforts were mounted to keep the city from going bankrupt.
    • Of or concerning the Olympic Games.
    • Of or concerning the area of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants.
    • Of or concerning the Greek gods; godlike, celestial.
    • Aloof; remote and superior.
    • Of or relating to Olympia or Mount Olympus.
    • Of or pertaining the Olympic Games.
    • Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled while the seat associated with the gods, or to Olympia, a little plain in Elis.
    • regarding, characteristic of, or suitable for one of the gods on Olympus; grand, majestic, or aloof.
    • of or related to the more gods of ancient Greece whose abode had been Mount Olympus
    • far beyond understanding usual in magnitude or degree
    • of this area of Olympia in Greece or its residents
    • majestic in way or bearing; superior to mundane things
  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology one of several 12 significant gods and goddesses inhabiting Mount Olympus.
    • person who is more advanced than all others: an intellectual Olympian.
    • A contestant in a choice of the ancient or perhaps the modern Olympic Games.
    • A native or inhabitant for the region of Olympia in Greece.
    • Any of the 12 principal gods of this Greek pantheon; Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Ares, Hermes, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Demeter, and Hades.
    • Some Body from Olympia.
    • An athlete competing within the Olympics.
    • A dweller in Olympus; one of the twelve better gods of Greece—Zeus, Hera, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hermes, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephæstus, Hestia, Poseidon, and Demeter.
    • an athlete who participates in Olympic games
    • a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
  • proper-noun:
    • A god whom dwells on Olympus.
    • An inhabitant of Olympia.
    • An athlete who competes into the Olympics.
  • others:
    • Same as Olympic.

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