balrog

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From Sindarin, a fictional language created by J.R.R. Tolkien, meaning something akin to "mighty demon".

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balrog (plural balrogs)

  1. (fantasy) A fiery demonic creature.
    1. (Tolkien's Middle-earth) a terrible creature "of fire and shadow"
      • 1954, J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
        The Balrog made no answer. The fire in it seemed to die, but the darkness grew. It stepped forward slowly on to the bridge, and suddenly it drew itself up to a great height, and its wings were spread from wall to wall []
    • 2004, post on newsgroup alt.sex.bondage
      What was released was a demon, a balrog of pure sexual energy which had been denied for too long.
    • 2004, post on newsgroup rec.skiing.alpine
      [] is just a big goofy Balrog as far as I'm concerned, he might make a "Green Dot" poster scared; the big dweeb.

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balrog m (definite singular balrogen, indefinite plural balroger, definite plural balrogene)

  1. balrog