One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A female being with partial or lesser divine status, such as a minor deity, the offspring of a god and a mortal, or a mortal raised to divine rank.‘the Greek demigoddess Clio’
- ‘When his second wife proclaims that she is descended from the legendary hero Siegfried and the demigoddess Brunnhilde, nobody snickers outright.’
- ‘This theatre have now put their stamp on this absurd story, in which the Greek demigoddess Clio intervenes in the life of buff beach boy Sonny.’
- ‘In her current incarnation she is a demigoddess, the daughter of Zeus and Queen Hippolyta.’
- ‘The tenor playing Gerald, the Englishman who dares to love an Indian demi-goddess, was in middling form, dramatically and vocally.’
- ‘He falls in love with an enigmatic woman who may be a Native American demigoddess.’
- 1.1 A woman who is greatly admired or respected.‘to anyone who studied theatre in the 70s or 80s, she is a demigoddess’‘pop culture demigoddess Beyonce’
- ‘The global media transformed Diana Spencer, a flighty but enormously photogenic English clotheshorse married to the future British king, into a virtual demi-goddess.’
- ‘They've made Martha Stewart a contemporary demi-goddess.’
- ‘It was also pleasant to be thanked for coming as we were by the AACA artistic director and demigoddess Juliana Engberg.’
- ‘Through the 1920s and 1930s, images of Caroline and her sisters, first as bob-haired demigoddesses, later as soda-sipping bobby-soxers in saddle shoes, helped to define the succeeding eras of boom and bust.’
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