noun, plural Cy·clo·pes [sahy-kloh-peez]. /saɪˈkloʊ piz/.
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Origin of Cyclops
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Example sentences from the Web for Cyclops
The very sight of the mythical Cyclops, a creature of colossal size, causes both amazement and terror.Our Most Effective Weapon Is Imagination - Issue 99: Universality|Guido Tonelli|April 29, 2021|Nautilus
In the episode, “The Cyber House Rules,” Leela dates her childhood crush—now a rich surgeon—and tries to change her Cyclops look.The Funniest ‘Futurama’ Scenes: From Bender to Zoidberg (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|June 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Kwasind is a sort of Samson, who threw a huge mass of rock such as the Cyclops cast at Mentor.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
I never associate Vulcan and his Cyclops with the idea of a forge.Lavengro|George Borrow
He ran and he ran and after a while the Cyclops reached down and plucked him off the floor.
But the Cyclops only turned over in its sleep and began to snore again.
The Cyclops advanced on its knees, searching, its mouth slavering now.
British Dictionary definitions for Cyclops (1 of 2)
noun plural cyclops or cyclopes (saɪˈkləʊpiːz)
British Dictionary definitions for Cyclops (2 of 2)
noun plural Cyclopes (saɪˈkləʊpiːz) or Cyclopses
Word Origin for Cyclops
Cultural definitions for Cyclops
One-eyed giants in classical mythology. One Cyclops imprisoned Odysseus and his men during their voyage back to Greece after the Trojan War (see also Trojan War). Odysseus managed to trick the Cyclops and put out his eye. Odysseus and his men were then able to escape.