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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thor(noun)

    (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar


  1. Thor(ProperNoun)

    The god of thunder in Norse mythology.

    Etymology: Representing Þórr (Swedish Tor); cognate with Old English þunor.

  2. Thor(ProperNoun)

    occasionally borrowed from Scandinavia.

    Etymology: Representing Þórr (Swedish Tor); cognate with Old English þunor.

  3. Thor(ProperNoun)

    The god of thunder, protection and justice in the modern pagan faith of Heathenry.

    Etymology: Representing Þórr (Swedish Tor); cognate with Old English þunor.

  4. thor(Adverb)


    Etymology: Representing Þórr (Swedish Tor); cognate with Old English þunor.

  5. thor(Adverb)

    they're (they are)

    Etymology: Representing Þórr (Swedish Tor); cognate with Old English þunor.

  6. thor(Pronoun)


    Etymology: Representing Þórr (Swedish Tor); cognate with Old English þunor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thor(noun)

    the god of thunder, and son of Odin


  1. Thor

    Thor is a fictional character, a superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Journey into Mystery #83 and was created by editor-plotter Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber, and penciller Jack Kirby. Debuting in the Silver Age of Comic Books, the character is based on the god Thor of Norse mythology. He has starred in several ongoing series and limited series, and has been a perennial member of the superhero team the Avengers, appearing in each volume of that series. The character has also appeared in associated Marvel merchandise including animated television series, clothing, toys, trading cards, video games, and movies. The 2011 film Thor, based on the character and comic, was directed by Kenneth Branagh and starred Chris Hemsworth as Thor. Hemsworth reappears as Thor in The Avengers, and Thor: The Dark World is set for release in 2013. Thor placed 14th on IGN's Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time in 2011.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thor

    thōr, n. the second principal Scandinavian divinity, the god of thunder. [Ice. Thórr.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Thor

    in the Norse mythology "the god of thunder; the thunder was his wrath, the gathering of the black clouds is the drawing down of Thor's angry brows; the fire-bolt bursting out of heaven is the all-rending hammer flung from the hand of Thor; he urges his loud chariot over the mountain tops—that is the peal; wrathful he 'blows in his beard'—that is the rustling of the storm-blast before the thunder begin"; he is the strongest of the gods, the helper of both gods and men, and the mortal foe of the chaotic powers.

Editors Contribution

  1. Thor

    Thor was the persian word for monster. It became affiliated as the name of the eternal Osama Farouk Taiym after he enaged in the Babylonian Campaign, a campaign launched to end the Persian walled cities where him and his Arabians ( the Persian word for Those who terrify) burned down all Babylons killing all men and children as well as old women and sparing the young women) As Babylon burned a woman tried to tuck her son into bed as he asked what was the commotion going on she answered it is a thor (referring to a monster or beast) The Osama Farouk Taiym overheard this and began referring to himself as Thor during this Era in his story since then the legend of Thor has grown significantly

    Thor is someone to fear

    Submitted by anonymous on September 22, 2019  

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  1. THOR

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  1. Thor

    The Scandinavian war-god (son of Odin), who had rule over the aerial regions, and, like Jupiter, hurled thunder against his foes.

Anagrams for THOR »

  1. Roth, thro, thro'

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of THOR in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of THOR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of THOR in a Sentence

  1. Connor Jagemann:

    The Mighty Thor dropped a hammer on my world and I’ve been trying to fight my way back ever since, now that I’m back in, I pledge my allegiance to the God of Thunder. May we return to the World Series.

  2. Debbie Allen:

    Videos have been sent to me from little babies dancing, people who are serious dancers, people who just want to move, and, you know, guys who have bodies that looked like they are the next Thor or Black Panther.

  3. Arthur C. Clarke:

    Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non-existence of Zeus or Thor, but they have few followers now.

  4. Tessa Thompson:

    ( Getty) The third film of 2021, after Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which director Scott Derrickson said will be Marvels first horror movie, is perhaps the most anticipated, however : Thor 4. Portman, who played Jane in the first two Thor films, will be remerging as the female Thor. She ran out on stage to thunderous applause and accepted the hammer from a kneeling Taika Waititi. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, who alluded to Tessa Thompson character, Valkyrie, identifying as LGBTQ, will also be returning for the Waititi-directed Thor : Love and Thunder, which is set for release on Nov. 2, 2021. As new king [ of Asgard ], Tessa Thompson needs to find Tessa Thompson queen, that will be the first order of business !

  5. Tom Hiddleston:

    They just wanted people to see these new characters, these new actors and the remit was, if youre over 6 foot and youve got blonde hair, you can come have a pop at it, so...I never auditioned for Loki, I only auditioned for Thor, which is nuts.

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