follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

eureka!

eureka! in Culture
Eureka! [(yoo-ree-kuh)]

A Greek word meaning “I have found it!” An exclamation that accompanies a discovery: “When she finally located the rare book, the scholar cried, ‘Eureka!’” (See Archimedes.)

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for eureka

10
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for eureka!