[ nim-rod ]
/ ˈnɪm rɒd /


the great-grandson of Noah: noted as a great hunter. Gen. 10:8–10.
(sometimes lowercase) a person expert in or devoted to hunting.

Related forms

Nim·rod·i·an, Nim·rod·ic, Nim·rod·i·cal, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for nimrod


/ (ˈnɪmrɒd) /


Old Testament a hunter, who was famous for his prowess (Genesis 10:8–9)Douay spelling: Nemrod
a person who is dedicated to or skilled in hunting

Derived Forms

Nimrodian or Nimrodic, adjective
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