demigod - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈdemiˌɡɒd/
singulardemigod
pluraldemigods
  1. 1
    an important person who is admired by people as if they were a god. This word shows that you think people are silly for treating someone like this.
  2. 2
    a god who is less important than other gods, especially one who is partly a god and partly a human being