Definition of Iron man

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

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



Definition of Iron man

1. Noun. (sports) (alternative form of ironman) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iron Man

iron fist
iron fists
iron foundry
iron gray
iron haematoxylin
iron hand
iron heel
iron horse
iron horses
iron index
iron isotopes
iron lung
iron maiden
iron maidens
iron man (current term)
iron manganese tungsten
iron metabolism disorders
iron mine
iron mines
iron mold
iron mould
iron oak
iron ore
iron out
iron overload
iron oxide
iron oxides
iron perchloride
iron poisoning

Literary usage of Iron man

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Central Africa: Naked Truths of Naked People. An Account of Expeditions to by Charles Chaillé-Long (1876)
"... Bid Raouf Bey a last adieu—Cross the " Hor-el-Ramle "— "Gebel-el-Kelb"—Hadid, the iron man of ..."

2. The Pre- and Proto-historic Finns, Both Eastern and Western, with the Magic by baron John Abercromby Abercromby, John Abercromby (1898)
"In an open field stands a moist oak; in the moist oak is an iron man. And this iron man cannot be given to drink or be fed with bread or salt or any fruit, ..."

3. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1909)
"Iron-Man, the father of the white people, lived on the water; Wolf, ... Iron-Man shook hands with the youth and invited his father to visit him. ..."

4. Lectures on Life and Health, Or, The Laws and Means of Physical Culture by William Andrus Alcott (1853)
"The " iron man" could not have survived many hours longer. Now, the necessity of clothing is in just proportion to the degree of cold which exists, ..."

5. Theme-building by Charles Henshaw Ward (1920)
"iron man: Mr. Statesman, I have found an iron deposit on my farm. ... iron man: Yes, of course. But I am now earning my living by tilling the surface of the ..."

6. Central Africa: Naked Truths of Naked People. An Account of Expeditions to by Charles Chaillé-Long (1876)
"... Bid Raouf Bey a last adieu—Cross the " Hor-el-Ramle "— "Gebel-el-Kelb"—Hadid, the iron man of ..."

7. The Pre- and Proto-historic Finns, Both Eastern and Western, with the Magic by baron John Abercromby Abercromby, John Abercromby (1898)
"In an open field stands a moist oak; in the moist oak is an iron man. And this iron man cannot be given to drink or be fed with bread or salt or any fruit, ..."

8. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1909)
"Iron-Man, the father of the white people, lived on the water; Wolf, ... Iron-Man shook hands with the youth and invited his father to visit him. ..."

9. Lectures on Life and Health, Or, The Laws and Means of Physical Culture by William Andrus Alcott (1853)
"The " iron man" could not have survived many hours longer. Now, the necessity of clothing is in just proportion to the degree of cold which exists, ..."

10. Theme-building by Charles Henshaw Ward (1920)
"iron man: Mr. Statesman, I have found an iron deposit on my farm. ... iron man: Yes, of course. But I am now earning my living by tilling the surface of the ..."

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