Juggernaut: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: ( jug'ur-nôt", -not"), [key]
- (often l.c.) any large, overpowering, destructive force or object, as war, a giant battleship, or a powerful football team.
- (often l.c.) anything requiring blind devotion or cruel sacrifice.
- an idol of Krishna, at Puri in Orissa, India, annually drawn on an enormous cart under whose wheels devotees are said to have thrown themselves to be crushed.
- juggernaut (Thesaurus)