Definitions for olympianəˈlɪm pi ən, oʊˈlɪm-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

O•lym•pi•anəˈlɪm pi ən, oʊˈlɪm-(adj.)

  1. pertaining to Mount Olympus or dwelling thereon, as the gods of classical Greece.

    Category: Geography (places), Mythology

  2. pertaining to Olympia in Elis.

    Category: Geography (places)

  3. characteristic of or resembling the gods of Olympus; majestic or aloof:

    an Olympian disdain.

    Category: Mythology

  4. (n.)an Olympian deity.

    Category: Mythology

  5. a contender in the Olympic Games.

    Category: Sport

  6. a native or inhabitant of Olympia.

    Category: Geography (places)

Origin of Olympian:

1585–95; < LL Olympiānus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Olympian(noun)

    an athlete who participates in the Olympic games

  2. Olympian, Olympic god(adj)

    a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans

  3. Olympian, Olympic(adj)

    of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants

    "Olympian plain"

  4. Olympian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus

    "Olympian deities"

  5. majestic, olympian(adj)

    majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters

    "his majestic presence"; "olympian detachment"; "olympian beauty and serene composure"

  6. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing(adj)

    far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

    "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"

Wiktionary

  1. Olympian(Noun)

    Any of the 12 principal gods of the Greek pantheon; Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Ares, Hermes, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Demeter, and Hades.

  2. Olympian(Noun)

    Someone from Olympia.

  3. Olympian(Noun)

    An athlete competing in the Olympics .

  4. Olympian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Greek gods.

  5. Olympian(Adjective)

    Of heroic or godlike proportions

  6. Olympian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Olympia or Mount Olympus.

  7. Olympian(Adjective)

    Of or relating the Olympic Games.

Freebase

  1. Olympian

    The Olympian is a fictional character, a superhero published by DC Comics. Olympian first appeared in DC Comics Presents #46, and was created by Nelson Bridwell and Alex Saviuk.

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