Tarzan

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Tarzan

(ˈtɑːzən)
n
(sometimes not capital) informal often ironic a man with great physical strength, agility, and virility
[C20: after the hero of a series of stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs]

Tar•zan

(ˈtɑr zən, -zæn)
Trademark.
the hero of a series of jungle stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs, exemplifying superior physical strength, agility, and prowess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tarzan - (sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs)Tarzan - (sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs)
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.Tarzan - a man raised by apes who was the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Translations

Tarzan

[ˈtɑːzən] NTarzán
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