Monday, December 21, 2009

myrmidon - Word of the Week #81

myrmidon - [MUR-muh-don] - noun

Definition:
1. (Capitalized) A member of a warlike Thessalian people who followed Achilles on the expedition against Troy.
2. A loyal follower, especially one who executes orders without question.

Usage:
I want politicians who think for themselves, not myrmidons to any party.

2 comments:

Deborah said...

Me too.

L.T. Elliot said...

Hey! I'm a myrmidon of your blog! =]