Definitions for avatar

Definitions for (noun) avatar

Main entry: avatar

Definition: the manifestation of a Hindu deity (especially Vishnu) in human or superhuman or animal form

Usage: the Buddha is considered an avatar of the god Vishnu

Main entry: incarnation, avatar, embodiment

Definition: a new personification of a familiar idea

Usage: the embodiment of hope; the incarnation of evil; the very avatar of cunning

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