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golem

golem

noun go·lem \ˈgō-ləm, ˈgi-, ˈgā-\

Definition of GOLEM

1
:  an artificial human being in Hebrew folklore endowed with life
2
:  something or someone resembling a golem: as
a :  automaton
b :  blockhead

Examples of GOLEM

  1. <the supervisor was a golem who never had an unprogrammed thought in her life>

Origin of GOLEM

Yiddish goylem, from Hebrew gōlem shapeless mass
First Known Use: 1897

Rhymes with GOLEM

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