(noun, adjective)


1. of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants

- Olympian plain

Similar word(s): olympic

2. of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus

- Olympian deities

3. aloof; appearing remote and superior.

- olympian detachment

- olympian beauty and serene composure

Similar word(s): superior, majestic

4. far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

- olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy

Similar word(s): extraordinary, exceeding, exceptional, prodigious, surpassing


1. an athlete who participates in the Olympic games

Definition categories: person, athlete, jock

2. a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans

Definition categories: person