noun Gid·e·on \ˈgi-dē-ən\

Definition of Gideon

  1. 1 :  an early Hebrew hero noted for his defeat of the Midianites

  2. 2 :  a member of an interdenominational organization whose activities include the placing of Bibles in hotel rooms

Origin and Etymology of gideon

Hebrew Gidhʽōn

First Known Use: 1535

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