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[god-man, -man]
noun, plural God-men for 2.
  1. Jesus Christ.
  2. (lowercase) a being who possesses the combined attributes of a deity and of a human; demigod.
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Origin of God-man

First recorded in 1550–60
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for god-man

Historical Examples

  • He thinks to himself: What this God-man says is indeed perfectly true.


    Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

  • The "God-man" may be "discovered" in nature; but the "Man-god" must be "created" by man.

    The Complex Vision

    John Cowper Powys

  • Look up to the God-man Mediator, the tender Kinsman within the veil!

  • But this peace exists already; this peace is the Mediator, the God-man.

  • God-man, eternally incarnate, not an individual but an idea!