Definition of Ironman

1. Noun. A strong man of exceptional physical endurance.

Exact synonyms: Iron Man
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Adult Male, Man



Definition of Ironman

1. Noun. An extremely tough and strong athlete, especially one who competes in extreme athletic competitions or in a large number of games consecutively. ¹

2. Noun. (Australia) A form of surf lifesaving competition which combines swimming, board paddling, ski paddling and running. ¹

3. Noun. (Australia by extension) The winner of such an event. ¹

4. Noun. An extreme form of triathlon, expecially one organised by the World Triathlon Corporation that comprises a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike race and a marathon run. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ironman

1. a man of great strength and stamina [n IRONMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironman

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ironlike
ironmaker
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ironman (current term)
ironmans
ironmaster
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ironness
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Literary usage of Ironman

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1846)
"Know then," said Stagman, " that of late all the world have gone crazed after a new fashion of travelling, or rather flying, discovered by Mr ironman, ..."

2. Industrial Freedom: A Study in Politics by Bernhard Ringrose Wise (1892)
"ironman : Yes ; and I now want to begin mining iron. ... ironman : Yes, of course; but I am now earning my living by tilling the surface of the ground, ..."

3. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"Penticton hosts a major sporting event, the World Cup ironman Triathlon, ... Athletes from all over the world take part in the ironman, and many of them ..."

4. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"(HS) ironman by Chris Crutcher. Bo Brewster wants to compete as an adult in the ironman Triathlon. There are many obstacles, not the least of which is his ..."

5. The Date-book of Remarkable & Memorable Events Connected with Nottingham and by John Frost Sutton (1880)
"In this small room were three watchers, John Asher, Thomas ironman, and John Webster, ... ironman wiis struck to the ground by a blow at the same moment; ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"... in this direction there are abundant records in the family names still remaining in common use. Iron, Ironer, and ironman are common; Copper, Coper, ..."

7. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"... nnn the names mentioned would be equivalent to • Truman " and " ironman." AH other etymologists, however, whom we have consulted, regard tlie syllable ..."

8. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1846)
"Know then," said Stagman, " that of late all the world have gone crazed after a new fashion of travelling, or rather flying, discovered by Mr ironman, ..."

9. Industrial Freedom: A Study in Politics by Bernhard Ringrose Wise (1892)
"ironman : Yes ; and I now want to begin mining iron. ... ironman : Yes, of course; but I am now earning my living by tilling the surface of the ground, ..."

10. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"Penticton hosts a major sporting event, the World Cup ironman Triathlon, ... Athletes from all over the world take part in the ironman, and many of them ..."

11. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"(HS) ironman by Chris Crutcher. Bo Brewster wants to compete as an adult in the ironman Triathlon. There are many obstacles, not the least of which is his ..."

12. The Date-book of Remarkable & Memorable Events Connected with Nottingham and by John Frost Sutton (1880)
"In this small room were three watchers, John Asher, Thomas ironman, and John Webster, ... ironman wiis struck to the ground by a blow at the same moment; ..."

13. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"... in this direction there are abundant records in the family names still remaining in common use. Iron, Ironer, and ironman are common; Copper, Coper, ..."

14. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"... nnn the names mentioned would be equivalent to • Truman " and " ironman." AH other etymologists, however, whom we have consulted, regard tlie syllable ..."

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