Spartan Definition

spärtn
adjective
Of ancient Sparta or its people or culture.
Webster's New World
Like or characteristic of the Spartans, who were famous for being warlike, brave, stoical, severe, frugal, and highly disciplined.
Webster's New World
Rigorously self-disciplined or self-restrained.
American Heritage
Not luxurious or ornate; plain; austere.
Spartan furnishings.
Webster's New World
Marked by brevity of speech; laconic.
American Heritage
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noun
A person born or living in Sparta.
Webster's New World
A person with Spartan traits.
Webster's New World

A red apple cultivar from British Columbia, Canada.

Wiktionary
pronoun

A citizen of Sparta.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Spartan

Noun

Singular:
Spartan
Plural:
spartans

Origin of Spartan

  • By analogy with the ancient Spartans, who famously possessed the qualities which "spartan" now describes.

    From Wiktionary

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