Tarzan

noun Tar·zan \ ˈtärzᵊn , ˈtȧz- also -ˌzan or -ˌzaan(ə)n \

Definition of Tarzan

plural -s
:a strong agile person of heroic proportions and bearing
  • a chimpanzee can easily run away … and once in the trees, no human Tarzan is half a match for it
  • —Weston La Barre

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Origin and Etymology of tarzan

from Tarzan, hero of the adventure stories of Edgar Rice Burroughs †1950 American writer


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