(informal) a person, esp a middle-aged or elderly man, who is habitually peevish, pessimistic, and cynical; curmudgeon
fulness, the son of Menan and father of Eliakim, in the genealogy of our Lord (Luke 3:31).
[mel-ee-ey-jer] /ˌmɛl iˈeɪ dʒər/ noun 1. flourished 1st century b.c, Greek epigrammatist. 2. Classical Mythology. the heroic son of Althaea, an Argonaut, and the slayer of the Calydonian boar. Compare . /ˌmɛlɪˈeɪɡə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) one of the Argonauts, slayer of the Calydonian boar
[mel-ee-ag-ri-deez] /ˌmɛl iˈæg rɪˌdiz/ plural noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the sisters of Meleager of Calydon who were changed into guinea hens by Artemis in order to relieve their grief over the death of their brother.
king, the second of Micah’s four sons (1 Chr. 8:35), and thus grandson of Mephibosheth.