Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: nimrod
IPA transcription: [n'ɪmɹɑd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Nimrod
    Meaning: (Old Testament) a famous hunter
Usage examples
  • Nimrod then built a tower so as to ascend to heaven "to see Abraham's god", and make war against Him, but the tower was overthrown.
  • "All aboard!" shouted our young Nimrod, in a hurry to be off, as the lunch-basket was handed up, and the small boys packed in the most uncomfortable corners, regardless of their arms and legs.
  • "Thou shalt die," said Rhadamanthus in a loud voice; "relent, thou tiger; humble thyself, proud Nimrod; suffer and be silent, for no impossibilities are asked of thee; it is not for thee to inquire into the difficulties in this matter; smacked thou must be, pricked thou shalt see thyself, and with pinches thou must be made to howl.