Frankenstein

Definitions of Frankenstein
  1. noun
    the fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses
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    character, fictional character, fictitious character
    an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
  2. noun
    the monster created by Frankenstein in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (the creator's name is commonly used to refer to his creation)
    synonyms: Frankenstein's monster
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    character, fictional character, fictitious character
    an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
  3. noun
    an agency that escapes control and destroys its creator
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    agency
    the state of being in action or exerting power
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