cyclopean cyclopean  /ˌsaɪ klə ˈpi ən/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or resembling the Cyclops

Usage(s):

  1. It is Prince, aided by a huge gray screen whose cyclopean eye brims with historic film clips, who hurls the dramatic thunderbolts of the evening.
  2. In the late 1930s, Still was given to Freudian imagerycyclopean-eyed totems and phallic horns.
  3. To complete the burlesque, a Harpo Marxish doctor hovers around, leering at the pair with the added cyclopean eye of a dental mirror.

News

  • The Wednesday Playlist: Futurama's Final Season, Cleveland Goes Live

    We need less adventures, not more adventures. We the longtime fans of Futurama would disagree with Cyclopean Leela's assessment as the delightfully berserk outer-space toon begins its final run on Comedy Central (Wednesday, 10/9), which revived the show long after Fox dropped it.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: TV Guide

Quotes

  • "Because it is so cyclopean, so mastodontic, it's the only place in Italy that gives a sense of the train's epos, which I'm fascinated by," Capossela said as he drank a prosecco last month in a dusty bar near Centrale. "A station is like a...
    on Jan 12, 2005 By: Vinicio Capossela Source: International Herald Tribune

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