Definition of Thyestean in US English:

Thyestean

adjective

Greek Mythology
  • Relating to or characteristic of Thyestes, whose brother Atreus made him eat the flesh of his own two sons at a banquet.

    ‘a Thyestean feast’
    • ‘It is as if the age of Thyestean banquets were returned.’
    • ‘She arranges a Thyestean feast for her ex-hubby and his new wife.’

Pronunciation

Thyestean

/THīˈestēən//θaɪˈɛstiən/