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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Olympic mean? 

OLYMPIC (adjective)
  The adjective OLYMPIC has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to the Olympic Games
2. of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants

  Familiarity information: OLYMPIC used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OLYMPIC (adjective)

Sense 1Olympic [BACK TO TOP]


Of or relating to the Olympic Games

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

Olympic winners


Olympic Games (the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country)

Sense 2Olympic [BACK TO TOP]


Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


Olympian; Olympic

Context example:

Olympian plain


Olympia (a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games)

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