protean
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpɹəʊ.tɪ.ən/, /pɹəʊˈtiː.ən/
  • (America) enPR prō'ti-ən, IPA: /ˈpɹoʊ.tɪ.ən/, /pɹoʊˈtiː.ən/
Adjective

protean

  1. Exceedingly variable; readily assuming different shapes or forms.
    An amoeba is a protean animalcule.
    His plots and protean characters plunge readers into the world of fable, yet their universal appeal, as this biography shows, is deeply rooted in the particularity of Garcia Marquez’s own idiosyncratic early life...
    • William A. Henry III:
      He loved to show off his protean talent.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Protean#English|Protean of or relating to Proteus.
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Protean
Adjective
  1. Of or relating to Proteus
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