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1A fictitious character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan (Lord Greystoke by birth) is orphaned in West Africa in his infancy and reared by apes in the jungle.
- 1.1as noun a Tarzan A man of great agility and powerful physique:‘I'm no Tarzan, but I can stay afloat’
muscleman, strongman, macho, macho man, iron man, hercules, atlas, samson, tarzanView synonyms
- ‘He is a modern-day Tarzan, and every bit as skillful.’
- 1.1as noun a Tarzan A man of great agility and powerful physique:
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