What does Trojan mean?

Definitions for Trojan
ˈtroʊ dʒənTro·jan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Trojan, Dardan, Dardanian(noun)

    a native of ancient Troy

  2. trojan, trojan horse(adj)

    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. Trojan(adj)

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

    "Trojan cities"


  1. trojan(Noun)

    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. trojan(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  3. Trojan(Noun)

    A native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Troy.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  4. Trojan(Noun)

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

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  5. Trojan(Noun)

    A Trojan asteroid.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  6. Trojan(Noun)

    An object residing at a Trojan point.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  7. Trojan(Noun)

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

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  8. Trojan(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  9. Trojan(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to, a Trojan point.

    Etymology: Trojan horse

  10. Trojan(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: Trojan horse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trojan(adj)

    of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants

  2. Trojan(noun)

    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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Donald Trump:

    This could be the all-time great Trojan horse.

  5. Virgil:

    Oh you who are born of the blood of the gods, Trojan son of Anchises. Easy is the descent to hell the door of dark Dis stands open day and night. But to retrace your steps and come out to the air above, that is work; that is labor.

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