Definition of Catapultian

1. Adjective. Of or like a catapult. "A catapultic kind of action"

Exact synonyms: Catapultic
Partainyms: Catapult, Catapult
Derivative terms: Catapult, Catapult, Catapult, Catapult, Catapult



Lexicographical Neighbors of Catapultian

cataphylls
cataphysical
cataplasia
cataplasm
cataplasms
cataplastic
cataplectic
catapleiite
cataplexies
cataplexy
catapuce
catapult
catapulted
catapulter
catapulters
catapultian (current term)
catapultic
catapultier
catapultiers
catapulting
catapultlike
catapults
catapultæ
cataract
cataract-oligophrenia syndrome
cataract extraction
cataract lens
cataract needle
cataract spoon
cataracta

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. ..."

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