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Definition of Greek

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

For my part, it was Greek to me.
William Shakespeare

I am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing everything rational in moral philosophy which Greek and Roman leave to us.
Thomas Jefferson

I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism.
Barack Obama

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Vladimir Lenin

Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.
Karl Marx
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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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