giant killer

Related to giant killer: Jack the Giant Killer

giant killer

n
a person, sports team, etc, that defeats an apparently superior opponent
References in classic literature ?
That'h Jack the Giant Killer - piethe of comic infant bithnith,' said Sleary.
Teddy the Giant Killer," "The Sleeping John Sharp Williams," "Little
He knows no more of Jack the Giant Killer or of Sinbad the Sailor than he knows of the people in the stars.
To Hemingway, alcohol was the Giant Killer, able to annihilate any fears that might paralyze creativity.
Fifteen minutes before completion, another tanker (a KC-135) checked in with Giant Killer (VACAPES).
A New England island's tourist season is turned into a nightmare when a giant killer shark starts eating the locals.
The transformation from mid-major player to giant killer didn't happen with the wave of a magic wand.
Yeading's proud past as an FA Cup giant killer has remained hidden during a week in which the club's impending encounter with Newcastle United has attracted unprecedented interest in affairs at The Warren.
Jack The Giant Killer tells of one man's craving for glory, the true tale of Snow White reveals the shocking fact that the Wicked Queen was the child's natural mother, not stepmother, and Ali Baba becomes an all-out bloodbath.
Jerkens says of the `Giant Killer' phenomenon: "A lot of people are giant killers.
the presence of HIV may set off a chemical cascade that can cause microglia to merge into giant killer cells that contain many nuclei and can churn out large amounts of the toxic substances, she notes.
Davis also wrote several works of fiction, notably Giant Killer (1928), a novel telling the story of King David from a rationalist viewpoint.