That man was a leviathan! He took up a whole row of seats at the theatre.
The definition of a leviathan is something large and powerful, or a sea creature such as a whale in the Bible.
An example of a leviathan is a large aircraft carrier.
A sea monster, variously thought of as a reptile or a whale.
Origin of leviathan
Middle English huge biblical sea creaturefrom Late Latin from Hebrew liwyātānlwy in Semitic roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Hebrew (Biblical and Modern) ×œÖ´×•Ö°×™Ö¸×ªÖ¸×Ÿ (“whale").
Leviathan Sentence Examples
This is the generation of that Leviathan, or rather ...
In Leviathan he had vehemently assailed the system of the universities, as originally founded for the support of the papal against the civil authority, and as still working social mischief by adherence to the old learning.
versy appendix entitled The Catching of Leviathan the Great Whale.
Though Hobbes came back, after his eleven years' absence, without having as yet publicly proved his title to rank with the natural philosophers of the age, he was sufficiently conscious of what he had been able to achieve in Leviathan; and it was 1 The Human Nature corresponds with cc. i.-xiii.
The State, it now seemed to Hobbes, might be regarded as a great artificial man or monster (Leviathan), composed of men, with a life that might be traced from its generation through human reason under pressure of human needs to its dissolution through civil strife proceeding from human passions.