Goliath

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Goliath

  1. A giant who, according to the Bible, was vanquished in battle with King David.
  2. (figuratively) Any large person or thing; someone or something that is abnormally large or powerful.
    That Goliath is so big and strong, the little man will never stand a chance against him if he on his wrong side.
    • 1969, Iceberg Slim, Pimp: The Story of My Life (Holloway House Publishing)
      I was glad I hadn't stacked that sling-shot switch blade in my pocket against that thirty-eight magnum stuck beneath Goliath's belt.
  3. A male given name

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Goliath m (genitive Goliaths)

  1. Goliath (biblical character)