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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [oh-dis-ee-uh s, oh-dis-yoos]
    • /oʊˈdɪs i əs, oʊˈdɪs yus/
    • /əˈdɪsjuːs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-dis-ee-uh s, oh-dis-yoos]
    • /oʊˈdɪs i əs, oʊˈdɪs yus/

Definitions of odysseus word

  • noun odysseus king of Ithaca; son of Laertes; one of the heroes of the Iliad and protagonist of the Odyssey: shrewdest of the Greek leaders in the Trojan War. 1
  • noun odysseus The king of Ithaca and central figure of the<em>Odyssey</em>, renowned for his cunning and resourcefulness. 1
  • noun odysseus one of the foremost of the Greek heroes at the siege of Troy, noted for his courage and ingenuity. His return to his kingdom of Ithaca was fraught with adventures in which he lost all his companions and he was acknowledged by his wife Penelope only after killing her suitors 0
  • noun odysseus the hero of the Odyssey, a king of Ithaca and one of the Greek leaders in the Trojan War: Latin name Ulysses 0

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odysseus popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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