Midas

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Mi·das

 (mī′dəs)
n.
The fabled king of Phrygia to whom Dionysus gave the power of turning to gold all that he touched.

[Latin Midās, from Greek.]

Midas

(ˈmaɪdəs)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek legend a king of Phrygia given the power by Dionysus of turning everything he touched to gold
2. the Midas touch ability to make money

MIDAS

(ˈmaɪdəs)
n acronym for
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) Missile Defence Alarm System

Mi•das

(ˈmaɪ dəs)

n.
a legendary Phrygian king endowed by Dionysus with the power to turn whatever he touched into gold.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Midas - (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into goldMidas - (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold
legend, fable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Translations

Midas

[ˈmaɪdəs] NMidas
he has the Midas touchtodo lo que toca se convierte en dinero

Midas

nMidas m; the Midas toucheine glückliche Hand, Glück nt; he has the Midas toucher macht aus Dreck Geld (inf)

Midas

[ˈmaɪdəs] nMida m
he has the Midas touch (fig) → tutto ciò che tocca si trasforma in oro
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Despite our advancing age, we 'boomers remain dubiously distinguished as God's gift to the economy, traipsing through time with the touch of Midas, turning products into gold.
Mann has the touch of Midas, the work ethic of a Puritan and enough generosity to make him one of America's biggest philanthropists.