the gods

plural noun

British
: the highest and cheapest seats in a theater
The people in the gods can be the hardest to please.

Examples of the gods in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thank all the gods for Evil, which reassures us that there’s nothing more human than being afraid. EW.com, 9 July 2024 Hermes was a known as a messenger to the gods in the Ancient Greek pantheon. Francesca Aton, ARTnews.com, 8 July 2024 According to the Rig Veda, an Indian text dated to more than 3,000 years ago, the Hindu deity Indra, king of the gods, defeated Vritra’s misanthropic habits once and for all. Sonja Anderson, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 July 2024 Known as the messenger of the gods in Roman mythology (Hermes in Greek mythology), Mercury was depicted as quick-witted, mischievous and remarkably clever. Valerie Mesa, Peoplemag, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for the gods 

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“The gods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20gods. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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