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Definition of "gladiatorial" []

  • Of or pertaining to a gladiator. (adjective)

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Use "gladiatorial" in a sentence
  • "A brilliant and brutal near-future SF satire about businessmen who manage wars (backing the side who they think will earn them the most profit if victorious) and climb the corporate ladder by killing off their competition in gladiatorial car duels; reads as if it were written by Harlan Ellison channeling Chuck Palaniuk, and ranks with the best of what either of those two have written."
  • "But, I say, if you have such a down on Lord's and what you call the gladiatorial business, why on earth do you go? ""
  • "We’re going to pit the sick and elderly against each other in gladiatorial competitions on television."