Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » P » Pyrrhic ... Pyxis


Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Pyrrhic victory mean? 

  The noun PYRRHIC VICTORY has 1 sense:

1. a victory that is won by incurring terrible losses

  Familiarity information: PYRRHIC VICTORY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1Pyrrhic victory [BACK TO TOP]


A victory that is won by incurring terrible losses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("Pyrrhic victory" is a kind of...):

triumph; victory (a successful ending of a struggle or contest)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Every rule has its exception." (English proverb)

"Feed a dog to bark at you." (Bulgarian proverb)

"The idea came after the drunkness passed away." (Arabic proverb)

"The one you love you punish." (Danish proverb)

 Related FAQs: 

Page delivered in 0.1344 seconds