juggernaut juggernaut  /ˈdʒə ɡər ˌnɔt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
  2. (n) an avatar of Vishnu
  3. (n) a crude idol of Krishna

Usage(s):

  1. Whooping with excitement, young Danzig students risked their lives in dashes right to the juggernaut's flanks.
  2. Perhaps he was thinking about the long days in July and August and September when he trudged along the trail, well behind Hillary Clinton who seemed a juggernaut at that point.
  3. Equally dizzying is the speed with which Lam, a campaign neophyte, has quietly spearheaded the Ron Paul Internet juggernaut.

News

  1. Demolition Derby crashes into Lind

    Jim Oswald in "Prison Break" collides with Rex Lyle in "Juggernaut" during the first heat of the 26th annual Lind Combine Demolition Derby Saturday. Oswald went on to tie for this year's overall combine champion.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Columbia Basin Herald

  2. 2013 Q1 Update: U.S. Solar Industry Keeps Chugging Along

    GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association released numbers this morning suggesting that the solar juggernaut is not slowing down.  Consider this: in the first three months of the year, the U.S. installed 723 MW, just under half of all new generation capacity installed across the country, and the best first quarter yet for solar.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. 17 Skills For Highly Effective Tradeshow Events

    Earlier the other morning I finished a webinar with my friends Peri McDonald and Becky de Loryn' from salesforce.com, the cloud computing juggernaut.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Forbes

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Quotes

  1. Lewis called the Western Conference the "juggernaut of the NBA," and most observers wouldn't argue that that side of the league - with Phoenix, Dallas and reigning league champion San Antonio, among others, leading the way - is superior to most...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Rashard Lewis Source: SI.com

  2. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Mr. Simmons said: "Kiss continues to be the juggernaut of licensing and merchandising, from Kiss M&M's to Kiss Dr Pepper. Kiss is a band, but also the only music brand."
    on Mar 9, 2010 By: Gene Simmons Source: New York Times

  3. "Obviously we're not an offensive juggernaut," Weber said. "Our defense kept us in there."
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Bruce Weber Source: ESPN

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