gladiator gladiator  /ɡ ˈlæ di ˌeɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
  2. (n) a professional boxer

Usage(s):

  1. The gladiator revue is such a hit in the provinces that it is soon playing Rome.
  2. Umberto Broccoli, the recently named head of archaeology for Rome, is pushing ahead with a proposal to recreate gladiator battles in or near the Coliseum.
  3. Looks like 300 meets Gladiator.

News

  1. Spartacus

    He was a gladiator, rebel, and hero of Hollywood. But who was the man behind the myth?
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Angelina Jolie's Stunt Double Files First Phone Hacking Suit In U.S. Against News Corp.

    In the end, it took a former gladiator-turned-stunt woman to catapult News Corp.’s ( NWS ) U.K. Phone hacking scandal across the Atlantic and into U.S. courts.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: BusinessWeek

  3. VIDEO: JJ DOOM "Bookhead" (Dir. by ESPO)

    Filed under: Hip-Hop Videos DOOM's signature "Gladiator" inspired face plate gets replaced with a security mirror in the new video for JJ DOOM's "Bookhead." ("JJ DOOM" is producer Janeiro Janel and DOOM's collaborative project.) Directed by legendary artist Stephen "ESPO" Powers, the clip for the song follows DOOM as he attempts to shoplift at a London convenience store only to have a stare down ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Boombox

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Quotes

  1. "You're the gladiator, Mike," astronaut Richard Linnehan called from inside, playing a five-second sound clip from the 2000 film. "You both are."
    on Dec 9, 2006 By: Richard Linnehan Source: Ninemsn

  2. "We've seen him as the gladiator, but he has embodied the Everyman in so many pictures," Haggis said, describing the movie as an exploration of faith and belief. "The deeper theme here is, would you save the woman you loved if you knew that...
    on Jul 29, 2009 By: Paul Haggis Source: AFP

  3. "We weren't the best in practice today, so certainly starting up front will go a long way," Bowyer said. "This is a really cool track. It reminds me of the movie 'Gladiator' - this is the one where the stud wins."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Clint Bowyer Source: USA Today

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