minotaur minotaur

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man; slain by Theseus

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  1. The show's themes and Chiklis' brooding, minotaur-like physicality invite comparison with that Urtext of male antiheroes, The Sopranos.
  2. Pablo Picasso rampaged like a minotaur through modern art's china shop.
  3. To Frane, Picasso seemed like one of his recurrent mythological figuresthe minotaur.

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  1. "From 15 years old until deep old age, young people will be condemned to live and work for one purpose only: to preserve the capitalist Minotaur," Papariga said.
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Aleka Papariga Source: Athens News Agency

  2. "The Minotaur is not for someone who hasn't heard the Pixies first. If that's what you're after, it might be more appropriate to burn it off the internet for free," Black Francis told Wired.com as we launched a giveaway of the rock legend's...
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Frank Black Source: Wired News

  3. "That was one of the challenges of doing the piece," Birtwistle says. "We're used to only seeing the beast side of the Minotaur. We don't usually look at it and think: half of this is human. We think, that's really an animal. We're used to...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Harrison Birtwistle Source: guardian.co.uk

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