Definition of Midas touch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Midas touch

BrE BrE//ˈmaɪdəs tʌtʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪdəs tʌtʃ//
(also the Midas touch) [singular]
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the ability to make a financial success of everything you do a businessman with the Midas touch More Like This Expressions from history and legend Achilles heel, Cinderella, Herculean, Mephistophelian, Midas touch, narcissism, odyssey, Prince Charming, Procrustean, Promethean, Pyrrhic, Robin Hood, Scylla and Charybdis, Sleeping Beauty, Stygian, TitanSee worksheet. From the Greek myth in which King Midas was given the power to turn everything he touched into gold.
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