demi·​god·​dess | \ ˈde-mē-ˌgä-dəs How to pronounce demigoddess (audio) \

Definition of demigoddess

: a female demigod

Examples of demigoddess in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The float is meant to illustrate the backstories of the nine Muses, the Greek demigoddesses in charge of art, music, literature, theater and unpronounceable Uptown streets. Doug Maccash,, "Muses' new Goddessey Mardi Gras float is seriously fabulous," 6 Feb. 2018 But a sequel featuring the lasso-weilding demigoddess is reportedly in the works. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "‘Wonder Woman’ Is Now Top-Grossing Live Action Movie by a Female Director, Ever," 25 June 2017 Friendship and idealism will win the war, and some immortal demigoddess protects our freedom. Josephine Livingstone, New Republic, "Wonder Woman Is Propaganda," 6 June 2017 Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot is also receiving overwhelmingly positive reviews for her portrayal of the Justice League demigoddess, who first appeared as a comic book character in the early 1940s. Emma Stefansky,, "Wonder Woman Smashes $100 Million Glass Ceiling with Huge Opening Weekend," 4 June 2017

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First Known Use of demigoddess

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Demigoddess.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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