Meaning of “demigod” in the English Dictionary

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"demigod" in British English

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demigodnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdem.i.ɡɒd/ us /ˈdem.i.ɡɑːd/

(in ancient stories) a being who is partly human and partly a god:

Some football players become like demigods to their fans.

(Definition of “demigod” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)