Definition of Lazarus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlæzərəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæzərəs//
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used to refer to somebody who improves or starts to be successful again after a period of failure From the story of Lazarus in the Bible. He was a man who died but was then brought back to life by Jesus Christ.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Lazarus