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Noun goliath has 2 senses
  1. Goliath - (Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot
    --1 is a kind of
  2. giant, goliath, behemoth, monster, colossus - someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
    --2 is a kind of anomaly, unusual person

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Noun - Biblical Character

A biblical character from the Old Testament, Goliath was a giant warrior from the Philistine army. He is famously known for his battle against the young David.

Sample Sentence: David defeated Goliath with a single stone flung from his sling.

Noun - Metaphorical Sense

Used metaphorically to refer to a person, organization, or thing of great size, strength, or influence.

Sample Sentence: The multinational corporation is often described as a Goliath in the business world.

Noun - Zoology

A large reptile belonging to the lizard family Gekkonidae, commonly known as the goliath lizard or giant gecko. It is native to the rainforests of Africa.

Sample Sentence: The goliath lizard camouflages itself among the lush green leaves of the rainforest canopy.

Adjective - Informal

Informal term used to describe something of extraordinary or impressive size or scale.

Sample Sentence: The skyscraper was a goliath structure, dominating the city skyline.

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