Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CYCLOPS

At dawn the Cyclops woke, and his awakening was like a thunderstorm.

The Cyclops tasted the wine and laughed with delight so that the cave shook.

I never associate Vulcan and his Cyclops with the idea of a forge.

It is sufficient that the ambiguity was such as to deceive the friends of the Cyclops.

We thrust the burning stick into the Cyclops' eye and put it out.

Pol y phe' mus, or Polyphemos or Cyclops—the son of Poseidon.

Polyphemus is a Cyclops but he has characteristics of his own.

The Cyclops was also a giant and a cannibal, full of hostility; but mark the difference.

The evolution of this new order from the savage Cyclops is hinted in the poem.

Two things Ulysses is now to tell to the Cyclops in the distance.

WORD ORIGIN

(plural cyclopes), 1510s, from Latin, from Greek kyklops, literally "round-eyed," from stem of kyklos (see cycle (n.)) + -ops (see eye (n.)). One of a race of one-eyed giants who forged thunderbolts for Zeus, built the walls of Mycenae, etc.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CYCLOPS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.