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English noun: Samson

1. Samson (person) (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah


Instance hypernymjudge, jurist, justice


Domain categoryOld Testament

2. Samson (person) a large and strong and heavyset man


SamplesHe was a bull of a man.
A thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got.


Synonymsbruiser, bull, strapper


Broader (hypernym)adult male, man









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