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Definition of Greek


  1. Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
  2. A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece.
  3. A swindler; a knave; a cheat.
  4. Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me.

Greek Quotations

I'm in favour of religion as a tamer of arrogance. For a Greek Orthodox, the idea of God as creator outside the human is not God in God's terms. My God isn't the God of George Bush.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'
Immanuel Kant

The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.
Aleister Crowley

Every human being has within him an ideal man, just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the Greek made of the god Apollo.
Jose Marti

I never played sports or got into the whole guy camaraderie of, like, 'I love you, man! Seniors forever!' So suddenly being in the military with these guys who were under these very heightened circumstances, isolated from their families, living this very kind of Greek lifestyle, it changed my life in a really big way.
Adam Driver
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Greek Translations

greek in Afrikaans is Grieks, Griek
greek in Dutch is Grieks
greek in Finnish is kreikkalainen
greek in German is Grieche, griechisch
greek in Italian is Greco
greek in Portuguese is Grego
greek in Spanish is griego, grieco
greek in Swedish is grekisk, grek
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