Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun samson

2 senses of samson

Sense 1
Samson -- ((Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah)
       INSTANCE OF=> judge, justice, jurist -- (a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice)

Sense 2
bull, bruiser, strapper, Samson -- (a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got")
       => man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")

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