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I think to actually be an Olympian to me means that you've trained most of your life, or you've dedicated most of your life or a big chunk of your life into doing something that you believe that you can accomplish.
Bryan Clay

Meaning of "Olympian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OLYMPIAN

Olympian  [əˈlɪmpɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OLYMPIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Olympian can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OLYMPIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Olympian in the English dictionary

The first definition of Olympian in the dictionary is of or relating to Mount Olympus or to the classical Greek gods. Other definition of Olympian is majestic or godlike in manner or bearing. Olympian is also superior to mundane considerations, esp when impractical.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OLYMPIAN


apian
ˈeɪpɪən
callithumpian
ˌkæləˈθʌmpɪən
campion
ˈkæmpɪən
Caspian
ˈkæspɪən
champion
ˈtʃæmpɪən
cochampion
ˌkəʊˈtʃæmpɪən
dystopian
dɪsˈtəʊpɪən
entropion
enˈtrəʊpɪən
Ethiopian
ˌiːθɪˈəʊpɪən
European
ˌjʊərəˈpɪən
Grampian
ˈɡræmpɪən
lampion
ˈlæmpɪən
pampean
ˈpæmpɪən
Paralympian
ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪən
pompion
ˈpɒmpɪən
rampion
ˈræmpɪən
scorpion
ˈskɔːpɪən
tampion
ˈtæmpɪən
tompion
ˈtɒmpɪən
Utopian
juːˈtəʊpɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OLYMPIAN

Olomouc
oloroso
olpe
Olsen
Olsztyn
olykoek
Olympia
Olympiad
Olympic
Olympic flame
Olympic Games
Olympic Mountains
Olympic Peninsula
Olympic torch
Olympics
Olympus
Olympus Mons
Olynthus

WORDS THAT END LIKE OLYMPIAN

Aesculapian
cornucopian
cyclopian
hippocrepian
intrafallopian
malapropian
marsupian
Messapian
Mississippian
nonutopian
Philippian
pian
pornotopian
Salopian
salpian
subtopian
synthespian
the Mississippian
Tupian
Ulpian

Synonyms and antonyms of Olympian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OLYMPIAN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «Olympian» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of Olympian

Translation of «Olympian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OLYMPIAN

Find out the translation of Olympian to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Olympian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Olympian» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

奥海
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Olympian
570 millions of speakers

English

Olympian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ओलंपियन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أولمبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

олимпиец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Olympian
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অলিম্পিয়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

olympien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Olympian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Olympier
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オリンピック選手
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

올림픽
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Olimpiade
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Olympian
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒலிம்பிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑलिंपियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

görkemli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

olimpionico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olimpijczyk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

олімпієць
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Olympian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Olympian
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Olimpiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Olympian
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Olympian
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Olympian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OLYMPIAN»

The term «Olympian» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.700 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OLYMPIAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Olympian

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10 QUOTES WITH «OLYMPIAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Olympian.
1
Jeremy Abbott
I'm a four-time national champion and a two-time Olympian, and no one can take that away from me. So whatever people have to say about me, that's their own problem because I'm freaking proud of what I've done, and I'm not going to apologize for any of it.
2
David Agus
We all need to figure out what's right for us because nothing about life is one size fits all. Even for an Olympian, that's for sure. And such discovery starts with you paying attention - to yourself.
3
Amanda Beard
People wanted to be friends with me for not the right reasons. They'd introduce me to somebody else as the Olympian or the swimmer. I didn't want to stand out. I wanted to blend in.
4
Brittany Bowe
When I saw the 2010 Games and speed skating, I had a change of heart. I had always dreamed of being an Olympian, and something clicked inside of me. I knew I had to move to Salt Lake City and make this dream a reality.
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Brittany Bowe
I had always dreamed of being an Olympian, and something clicked inside of me. I knew I had to move to Salt Lake City and make this dream a reality.
6
Bryan Clay
I think to actually be an Olympian to me means that you've trained most of your life, or you've dedicated most of your life or a big chunk of your life into doing something that you believe that you can accomplish.
7
Michael Diamond
Becoming an Olympian is the ultimate reward for any athlete.
8
Derek Jacobi
I would like to be as fit as I've always been. I've been blessed with good health, I've been blessed with stamina. Particularly for those great classical roles, you need an Olympian stamina. I, fortunately, have that.
9
Hannah Kearney
The experience of being an Olympian is one that can never be taken away from you.
10
Gilbert Newton Lewis
Sometimes I think that our laboratories are but little earthworks which men build about themselves, and whose puny tops too often conceal from view the Olympian heights; that we who work in these laboratories are but skilled artisans compared with the man who is able to observe and to draw accurate deductions from the world about him.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OLYMPIAN»

Discover the use of Olympian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Olympian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian
And the dreaded monster Typhon is also heading our way. So it's me and forty of my demigod friends versus untold evil . . . 'Rick Riordan is the US Rowling . . . huge, huge fun.' Amanda Craig, amazon.com Rick Riordan is the Mythmaster.
Rick Riordan, 2013
2
The Secret Olympian: The Inside Story of the Olympic Experience
The Secret Olympian talks to scores of Olympic athletes - past and present, from Munich 1960 right through to London 2012, including British, American, Australian, Dutch, French, Croatian, German, Canadian and Italian competitors.
ANON, 2012
3
Foiled, Hitler's Jewish Olympian: The Helene Mayer Story
This marvelous book is the story of a beautiful and talented young woman who tries to win back her citizenship by fencing for the Third Reich.
Milly Mogulof, 2002
4
Tomorrow's Olympian
"Kelly is a talented gymnast. Her coach, Nadia, says she should aim for the Olympics. But Kelly must overcome her fears first. The finals are approaching and time is running out."--Back cover.
Alison Peters, 2000
5
Olympian Nights
"While travelling through the classic realms of Greece some years ago, sincerely desirous of discovering the lurking-place of a certain war which the newspapers of my own country were describing with some vividness, I chanced upon the base ...
John Kendrick Bangs, 2014
6
Awaken the Olympian within: stories from America's greatest ...
Without exception, the athletes who contributed these chapters have addressed groups, large and small, in their collective mission to share the power and relevance of their Olympic experiences.
John Naber, 1999
7
China's Great Leap: The Beijing Games and Olympian Human ...
When Beijing first sought the Games, China was still recovering from the upheavals of Maoist rule and adapting to a market revolution. Today, China wants to engage with the outside world—while fully controlling the engagement.
Minky Worden, 2011
8
Michael Phelps: The World's Greatest Olympian
Collects stories and photographs originally published in USA Today about the American swimmer Michael Phelps, from his early career as a teenager to his exceptional performance in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where he won eight gold medals.
USA Today, 2008
9
Bobbie Rosenfeld: The Olympian who Could Do Everything
Details the life and accomplishments of Bobbie Rosenfeld, one of Canada's first female Olympic medallists and an all-around athlete who excelled at hockey, basketball, softball, and track and field events.
Anne Dublin, 2004
10
Gay Olympian: The Life and Death of Dr. Thomas Waddell
A biography of homosexual athlete Tom Waddell describes his battle to change gay stereotypes, his role as a founder of the Gay Games, his personal life, and his inspirational final battle with AIDS. 20,000 first printing.
Tom Waddell, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OLYMPIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Olympian is used in the context of the following news items.
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A look inside the new Clubman Olympian at The Rotunda
The Clubman Olympian, is the latest addition to the portfolio of stunning apartments, taking the total number to 30. The duplex is a far cry from ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
2
Economist cites olympian history of cost overruns
A Boston 2024 spokesman and a Smith College economics professor opposed to the Hub's bid clashed over whether Boston taxpayers would ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
3
Local Special Olympian now allowed to walk in opening ceremonies
Athletes from all over the world are less than 24 hours away from the kickoff to this year's Special Olympics World Games. It's a competition ... «myfox8.com, Jul 15»
4
Medical marijuana program changes take effect Friday
The Olympian | TheOlympian.com · News · Opinion · Sports · Entertainment · Cloudy. 66° .... The Olympian | TheOlympian.com ... «The Olympian, Jul 15»
5
Top Shot: Highland's Miller aims to become an Olympian in archery
Top Shot: Highland's Miller aims to become an Olympian in archery. Posted: Jul 24, 2015 4:38 PM PDT. Friday, July 24, 2015 7:38 PM EDT. By Ben Marth ... «WGEM, Jul 15»
6
Lacey City Council honors teacher who stopped teen shooter
... and audience after receiving the Spirit of Lacey award during Thursday night's Lacey City Council meeting. | Rolf Boone The Olympian. «The Olympian, Jul 15»
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Flint Southwestern's Nia Bashir-Benton, Kearsley's Kayla …
The Flint Olympic torch is lit during the opening ceremony of the 59th annual Flint Olympian Games at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
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GALLERY: Horror Movie Filming in Olympia
The Olympian | TheOlympian.com .... The Olympian is pleased to provide this opportunity to share ... The Olympian | TheOlympian.com ... «The Olympian, Jul 15»
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Gay Olympian's gold to hang in CMHR
Canadian Olympian Mark Tewksbury presents his Olympic gold medal to Gail Stephens, president and CEO of Canadian Museum For Human ... «Winnipeg Sun, Jul 15»
10
GALLERY: Veterans rally at the Capitol
The Olympian is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be ... «The Olympian, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Olympian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/olympian>. Oct 2020 ».
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