Definitions for leviathanlɪˈvaɪ ə θən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leviathan(noun)

    the largest or most massive thing of its kind

    "it was a leviathan among redwoods"; "they were assigned the leviathan of textbooks"

  2. leviathan(noun)

    monstrous sea creature symbolizing evil in the Old Testament


  1. leviathan(Noun)

    A large sea monster which guards the gates of hell at the bottom of the sea.

  2. leviathan(Noun)

    Something large; behemoth.

    That man was a leviathan! He took up a whole row of seats at the theatre.

  3. leviathan(Adjective)

    Very large; gargantuan.

  4. Origin: From (Biblical and Modern) .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leviathan(noun)

    an aquatic animal, described in the book of Job, ch. xli., and mentioned in other passages of Scripture

  2. Leviathan(noun)

    the whale, or a great whale

  3. Origin: [Heb. livythn.]


  1. Leviathan

    Leviathan is a sea monster referenced in the Tanakh, or the Old Testament. The word has become synonymous with any large sea monster or creature. In literature it refers to great whales, and in Modern Hebrew, it means simply "whale". It is described extensively in Job 41 and mentioned in Isaiah 27:1.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yossi Abu:

    Egypt is becoming a regional hub through cooperation with the Leviathan and Tamar partners, and together with Israel and Cyprus.

  2. Yossi Abu:

    Every day that passes Israel is losing revenue and investments and is not enjoying the geopolitical benefits of the discoveries, once this outline is approved, it will allow us to invest close to $10 billion to expand Tamar and develop Leviathan.

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