Samsonian

adjective
Sam·​so·​ni·​an | \ sam(p)-ˈsō-nē-ən How to pronounce Samsonian (audio) \

Definition of Samsonian

: of heroic strength or proportions : mighty

First Known Use of Samsonian

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Samsonian

Samson

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Samsonian

Dictionary Entries near Samsonian

Samskrit

sam-sodden

Samson

Samsonian

samsonite

samson post

Samsun

Statistics for Samsonian

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Samsonian

The first known use of Samsonian was circa 1623

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Samsonian

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Samsonian

Comments on Samsonian

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to fake an opponent out of position

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!