Definitions for olympicəˈlɪm pɪk, oʊˈlɪm-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word olympic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Olympic(adj)

    of or relating to the Olympic Games

    "Olympic winners"

  2. Olympian, Olympic(adj)

    of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants

    "Olympian plain"


  1. Olympic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.

  2. Olympic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Olympic Games

  3. Origin: From Ὀλυμπικός, from Ὄλυμπος.


  1. Olympic Station

    Olympic Station is a station on the Tung Chung Line of Hong Kong's MTR. The livery is dodger blue. The station was originally named Tai Kok Tsui in proposals outlined by the government in the Airport Core Programme during the 1990s. In 1996, however, when Lee Lai-shan won the first ever Olympic gold medal of Hong Kong in windsurfing at the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics and two Hong Kong sportsmen, Cheung Yiu-cheung and Chiu Chung-lun, also won Gold medals in the Paralympic Games of the same year, the station was renamed Olympic on 16 December 1996, paying tribute to those achievements of Hong Kong athletes. The station is decorated with the pictures of the 1996 Summer Olympics and is named after the Olympic Movement.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'olympic' in Adjectives Frequency: #838

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Trey Hardee:

    I need to focus now on getting prepared for 2016 and what will be my final Olympic campaign.

  2. Jan Frodeno:

    I am just over the world, besides the Olympic title, nothing compares, nothing else matters.

  3. Helio Doyle:

    The city can't afford to hold the Olympic soccer games here. It can barely pay its employees.

  4. Allyson Felix:

    I would love to run the double, so I would hope that, moving forward, that the Olympic schedule would reflect that.

  5. Vice Chairman Andrey Kryukov:

    For us it was the best showcase we could have with International Olympic Committee We showed them our best advantages.


Find a translation for the olympic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these olympic definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"olympic." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 8 Feb. 2016. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for olympic? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for olympic:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.