1.1 (as noun a Hercules) A man of exceptional strength or size.
More example sentences
- He wasn't the biggest of guys, he was quite slight; he was never a Hercules.
- He is so impressed, he persuades him to make a trip to Berlin, where he can guarantee lucrative employment as a Hercules on the cabaret circuit.
Latin, from Greek Hēraklēs.
Definition of Hercules in:
- The US English dictionary