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Adjective: olympian  u'lim-pee-un or ow'lim-pee-un
  1. Superior to mundane matters, having a god-like quality
    "olympian detachment";
    - majestic
     
  2. Far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy";
    - exceeding, exceptional, prodigious, surpassing
Noun: Olympian  u'lim-pee-un or ow'lim-pee-un
  1. An athlete who participates in the Olympic games
     
  2. A classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
    - Olympic god
Adjective: Olympian  u'lim-pee-un or ow'lim-pee-un
  1. Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants
    "Olympian plain";
    - Olympic
     
  2. Of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus
    "Olympian deities"

Derived forms: Olympians

See also: extraordinary, superior

Type of: athlete, Greek deity, jock [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Olympian