What does Grecian mean?

Definitions for Grecian
ˈgri ʃənGre·cian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Grecianadjective

    a native or resident of Greece

  2. Greek, Grecian, Hellenicadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language

    "Greek mythology"; "a Grecian robe"


  1. Greciannoun

    A native or inhabitant of Greece.

  2. Greciannoun

    A senior pupil at Christ's Hospital School.

  3. Greciannoun

    A Jew who spoke Greek; a Hellenist.

  4. Grecianadjective


Webster Dictionary

  1. Grecianadjective

    of or pertaining to Greece; Greek

    Etymology: [Cf. Greek.]

  2. Greciannoun

    a native or naturalized inhabitant of Greece; a Greek

    Etymology: [Cf. Greek.]

  3. Greciannoun

    a jew who spoke Greek; a Hellenist

    Etymology: [Cf. Greek.]

  4. Greciannoun

    one well versed in the Greek language, literature, or history

    Etymology: [Cf. Greek.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grecian

    grē′shan, adj. pertaining to Greece.—n. a native of Greece: one well versed in the Greek language and literature: (B.) a Hellenising Jew, or Jew who spoke Greek: one of the senior boys of Christ's Hospital: (slang) an Irish labourer newly over.—v.t. Grē′cise, to make Grecian: to translate into Greek.—v.i. to speak Greek.—n. Grē′cism, an idiom of the Greek language.—adj. Grē′co-Rō′man, of or pertaining to both Greece and Rome, esp. to the art cultivated by Greeks under Roman domination (see also Wrestling).—Grecian bend, a foolish mode of walking with a slight bend forward, at one time affected by a few women who fondly thought to imitate the pose of a figure like the Venus of Milo. [Fr. Grec—L. Græcus—Gr. Graikos.]

Anagrams for Grecian »

  1. anergic

  2. Gricean

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grecian in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grecian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Grecian in a Sentence

  1. William Faulkner:

    If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies.

  2. Alexander Hamilton:

    To admit foreigners indiscriminately to the rights of citizens the moment they put foot in our country would be nothing less than to admit the Grecian horse into the citadel of our liberty and sovereignty.

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    an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    • A. integrity
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