Definition of Juggernaut in English:

Juggernaut

proper noun

Pronunciation:

Juggernaut

/ˈjəɡərˌnôt/

Definition of juggernaut in English:

juggernaut

noun

  • A huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution.

    ‘a juggernaut of secular and commercial culture’
    • ‘The juggernauts of consumerism and affluenza are upon us and we need to start somewhere now.’
    • ‘To me, it seems frankly incredible that France could have imagined that they could somehow have stopped the juggernaut.’
    • ‘They are dangerous, but it's because they are reckless and corrupt not because they are a political juggernaut.’
    • ‘They continue to resist the corporate juggernauts that routinely flatten talent into the pap of pop.’
    • ‘Tan explores growing unease about the power of brands and of corporate juggernauts.’
    • ‘Now that I know how to make the camera phone work, I am going to be an unstoppable juggernaut of stupid pictures.’
    • ‘But the reality is that the juggernaut just keeps rolling on and on.’
    • ‘Yet the sheer size of the Asian juggernauts and the prospect of them indiscriminately swallowing global resources scare economic planners and consumers alike.’
    • ‘The corporate juggernauts remain untoppled, the patriarchy is restored.’
    • ‘It took Dutch farmers some two years to make their case in Brussels, however the EU juggernaut is revving up at this stage.’
    • ‘The Local Government forced amalgamation juggernaut is on its way.’
    • ‘In Britain, at least, stupidity seems to be an unstoppable juggernaut.’
    • ‘If everyone believes you're a political juggernaut, the theory goes, then you will become a political juggernaut.’
    • ‘The two economic juggernauts justified their outright rejection of the proposal by citing past token concessions.’
    • ‘He described the development, which could start as early as 2007, as ‘a huge juggernaut heading this way’.’
    • ‘No third parties stand a chance against the two juggernauts.’
    • ‘Cemeteries remain largely untouched by the juggernaut of change.’
    • ‘People round the world look at the US and see a powerful, war-hungry juggernaut.’
    • ‘I never thought about it as a juggernaut, and I never thought about it as my career.’
    • ‘By saying no, the French and Dutch certainly slowed the European juggernaut.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: extension of Juggernaut.

Pronunciation:

juggernaut

/ˈjəɡərˌnôt/