mental giant


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mental giant

n. a genius. I’m no mental giant, but I do know trouble when I see it.
See also: giant, mental
References in classic literature ?
The Temple of Issus is to the therns what the Valley Dor is imagined by the peoples of the outer world to be to them; it is the ultimate haven of peace, refuge, and happiness to which they pass after this life and wherein an eternity of eternities is spent amidst the delights of the flesh which appeal most strongly to this race of mental giants and moral pygmies.
I think it was the former mental giant, manager of the Dodgers who once pronounced, "Nice guys finish last.
PAT RILEY, on the ultimate failure of Howard Cosell: "Howard was a mental giant but he never realized in always telling it like it is, he never made anything better.
But Burrill, who calls Babin ``a mental giant,'' believes in him 100 percent and has faith the right-hander will bounce back and emerge as a key contributor.
Translating a mischievous mental giant like Borges is especially tricky.
The mental giant Marilyn Vos Savant recently answered a reader in Parade who wanted to know why everything we did ended with ourselves worse off than before.
Again, you don't have to be a mental giant or know higher math to understand what is happening with numbers.
Mister Mental Giant broke out his handy-dandy X-acto knife, painfully carved the slug out of his own leg, and sold it to the shooter for $200.
It wouldn't take a mental giant to envision the power and unity of a nation in which our president would represent the entire nation instead of the political party that put him into office.
In short, you don't have to devise exercise routines that only a mental giant could comprehend.