demigod

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noun demi·god \ˈde-mē-ˌgäd\

Definition of demigod

  1. 1 :  a mythological being with more power than a mortal but less than a god

  2. 2 :  a person so outstanding as to seem to approach the divine the demigods of jazz

1530

First Known Use of demigod

1530

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DEMIGOD Defined for English Language Learners

demigod

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noun demi·god \ˈde-mē-ˌgäd\

Definition of demigod for English Language Learners

  • : an extremely impressive or important person : a person who seems like a god in some way

  • : a person in mythology who has some of the powers of a god : a being in mythology who is part god and part human



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