Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Olympic

Olympic (adj) 1: Olympian:
a): of or relating to Mount Olympus in Thessaly (in Greek mythology, this mountain is the abode of the gods)
b): befitting or characteristic of an Olympian; especially : lofty <his … formula of glib simplicity and Olympian    arrogance — Richard Pollak>
2: of or relating to the Olympic Games

First known use: 1590
Tags: adjective, greek, latin, o, wordsmith: med_cat

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