[god-king, -king] /ˈgɒdˈkɪŋ, -ˌkɪŋ/
a human sovereign believed to be a deity or to have godlike attributes.
[guh-dahy-vuh] /gəˈdaɪ və/ noun 1. (“Lady Godiva”) died 1057, wife of Leofric. According to legend, she rode naked through the streets of Coventry, England, to win relief for the people from a burdensome tax. /ɡəˈdaɪvə/ noun 1. Lady. ?1040–1080, wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. According to legend, she rode naked through Coventry in order […]
[god-hoo d] /ˈgɒd hʊd/ noun 1. divine character or condition; divinity. /ˈɡɒdˌhʊd/ noun 1. the state of being divine
- Go into orbit
verb phrase To reach very extreme and apparently uncontrolled heights: those whose stocks can absorb, say, $50 million or more without going into orbit (1960s+)
- Go into the dumper
verb phrase To fail utterly; be discarded: Gone to Carnival had gone straight into the dumper [1990s+; dumper is probably a shortening of Dumpster, trademark for a refuse bin]