| Share
 

Agonistes

Agonis′tes
(4 syl.).

Samson Agonistes (the title of Milton's drama) means Samson wrestling with adversity—Samson combating with trouble. (Greek, agonizomai, to combat, to struggle.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Agonistes from Infoplease:

Related Content

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring