Laputan


La·pu·tan

noun \lə-ˈpyü-tən\

Definition of LAPUTAN

:  an inhabitant of a flying island in Swift's Gulliver's Travels characterized by a neglect of useful occupations and a devotion to visionary projects
Laputan adjective

First Known Use of LAPUTAN

1726

Rhymes with LAPUTAN

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: lap–weld
Previous Word in the Dictionary: lap up
All Words Near: Laputan

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up Laputan? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).