noun \ˈde-mē-ˌgäd\

: an extremely impressive or important person : a person who seems like a god in some way

: a person in mythology who has some of the powers of a god : a being in mythology who is part god and part human

Full Definition of DEMIGOD

:  a mythological being with more power than a mortal but less than a god
:  a person so outstanding as to seem to approach the divine <the demigods of jazz>

First Known Use of DEMIGOD


Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix


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