Definition of Ruthian in English:

Ruthian

adjective

  • Characteristic or reminiscent of ‘Babe’ Ruth, typically with reference to his reputation for hitting exceptionally long home runs.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The New York Tribune. From the name of George Herman ‘Babe’ Ruth, U.S. baseball player + -ian.

Pronunciation

Ruthian

/ruːθɪən/