Definition of Catapultian
1. Adjective. Of or like a catapult. "A catapultic kind of action"
Partainyms: Catapult, Catapult
Derivative terms: Catapult, Catapult, Catapult, Catapult, Catapult
Lexicographical Neighbors of Catapultian
Literary usage of Catapultian
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"The flying regiment was going to have a catapultian effect. This dream made him run faster among his comrades, who were giving vent to hoarse and frantic ..."
2. Maggie, a Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane (1896)
"Causes of retreat in particular cases were magnified. Blows dealt in the fight were enlarged to catapultian power, and stones thrown were alleged to have ..."
3. When to Lock the Stable by Homer Croy (1914)
"... fitted in closer to his sides than ever, all the catapultian strength gone from them. "Oh, I thought you were Doctor—. somebody else. ..."