Trojan

[ troh-juh n ]
/ ˈtroʊ dʒən /

adjective

of or relating to ancient Troy or its inhabitants.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Troy.
a person who shows pluck, determination, or energy: to work like a Trojan.

Origin of Trojan

before 900; Middle English; Old English Trōiān < Latin Trōjānus, equivalent to Trōj(a) Troy + -ānus -an
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British Dictionary definitions for trojan

Trojan

/ (ˈtrəʊdʒən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of ancient Troy
a person who is hard-working and determined

adjective

of or relating to ancient Troy or its inhabitants
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Idioms and Phrases with trojan

Trojan


see under work like a beaver (trojan).

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