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OLYMPIC

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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]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the Olympic Games

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

Olympic winners

Pertainym:

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


Sense 2Olympic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Olympian; Olympic

Context example:

Olympian plain

Pertainym:

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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