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



BrE BrE//ˈtaɪtn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪtn//
(also titan) (formal)
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a person who is very large, strong, intelligent or important a battle between the titans of American football 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 Titans, who in Greek mythology were the older gods who were defeated in a battle with Zeus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Titan