Definition of Promethean adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Promethean

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//prəˈmiθiən//
 
 
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doing things in an individual and original way and showing no respect for authority and rules From the Greek myth in which Prometheus, a Titan, stole fire from the gods and gave it to humans.
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