What does Trojan mean?

Definitions for Trojan
ˈtroʊ dʒənTro·jan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Trojan, Dardan, Dardaniannoun

    a native of ancient Troy

  2. trojan, trojan horseadjective

    a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful

    "the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm"; "when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse"

  3. Trojanadjective

    of or relating to the ancient city of Troy or its inhabitants

    "Trojan cities"


  1. trojannoun

    Malware that appears to perform or actually performs a desired task for a user while performing a harmful task without the user's knowledge or consent.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  2. trojanadjective

    Describing a satellite (moon or minor planet) that shares an orbit with another

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  3. Trojannoun

    A native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Troy.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  4. Trojannoun

    A student (especially an athlete) of the University of Southern California.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  5. Trojannoun

    A Trojan asteroid.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  6. Trojannoun

    An object residing at a Trojan point.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  7. Trojannoun

    A very widespread and popular form of malware or computer virus.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  8. Trojanadjective

    Of, or relating to, the famed city of Troy or its inhabitants.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  9. Trojanadjective

    Of, or relating to, a Trojan point.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  10. Trojanadjective

    Of, or relating to, a certain type of malware.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trojanadjective

    of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants

  2. Trojannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Troy

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trojan

    trō′jan, adj. pertaining to ancient Troy.—n. an inhabitant of ancient Troy: (coll.) a plucky fellow: (Shak.) a boon companion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trojan in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trojan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Trojan in a Sentence

  1. Katrina Pierson:

    Their loyalty is not with Senator Cruz. However Senator Cruz has now made Senator Cruz that Trojan horse to push this to a contested convention, this is going to be a very serious problem if Senator Cruz continues to go down this path, and then neither Trump or Ted Cruz becomes the nominee.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I want a database for the refugees, we have no idea who these people are. When the Syrian refugees are going to start pouring into this country, we don't know if they're ISIS, we don't know if it's a Trojan horse. And I definitely want a database and other checks and balances.

  3. Evan Greer:

    We need to draw a line in the sand and ban governments from using this technology before its too late. We know that members of Congress are currently drafting legislation related to facial recognition, and we hope they know that the public will not accept trojan horse regulations that line Jeff Bezos pockets at the expense of all of our basic human rights.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We have no idea who these people are, we are the worst when it comes to paperwork, this could be one of the great Trojan horses.

  5. Geraldo Rivera:

    The left is the Democratic Party, we're only talking about a handful of so-called ‘moderates’ who still want trillions in spending. Biden lied about who he was. He was never a moderate. He was there as a Trojan horse, and now the horse has come up lame.

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