ˈtȧz- also -ˌzan or -ˌzaan(ə)n
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 itWeston La Barre

Word History


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

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“Tarzan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tarzan. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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