- of or like Prometheus
- life-bringing, creative, or courageously original
The definition of Promethean is acting like Prometheus, a Titan in Greek mythology, by being creative and original.
An example of someone Promethean is a person who always rebels against just doing what everyone else is doing.
a Promethean person in spirit or deeds
- Greek Mythology Relating to or suggestive of Prometheus.
- Boldly creative; defiantly original.
One who is boldy creative or defiantly original in behavior or actions.
- But an enemy might certainly contend that a poet's critical faculty should be of the Promethean, not be Epimethean order.