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demigod (ˈdɛmɪˌɡɒd Pronunciation for demigod

Definitions

noun

    1. a mythological being who is part mortal, part god
    2. a lesser deity
  1. a person with outstanding or godlike attributes

Derived Forms

ˈdemiˌgoddess feminine noun

Word Origin

C16: translation of Latin sēmideus

Example Sentences Including 'demigod'

Brisbane's radio demigod couldn't tell us exactly when this photo was taken, but we estimate it was about 15 kilos ago.
Misc (1999)
Devil of demigod , Patent Man is here to enforce India Inc.'s tryst with intellectual destiny.
Business Today (1998)
Kissoon had been no demigod , but his scrawny body was a reservoir of the direst suits.
Clive Barker THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
That brought Sachin Tendulkar, the Indian demigod , to the wicket at 212 for three, much to the pleasure of the 20,000-plus crowd.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Then, too, if a young man had the chance, would he try to steal the idea of a revered demigod ?
Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2
Which makes you a demigod , if that makes you feel any better.
Clive Barker GALILEE (2001)

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