And, with a swift kick to the balls, the titans of capitalism were joined by—or unseated by—young upstarts in flip-flops.
We are simultaneously horrified and enlarged by the last section of Thrilla in Manila as it sums up what those two titans embody.
The idea of seeing the emerging crisis in Turkey as a power struggle between two titans is glamorous.
The crown rests uneasily on the heads of the titans of finance.
Clash of the titans is his first film since the box-office behemoth Avatar.
The pitiful combat between 105 pigmies and titans was on again.
Legions of titans couldn't have got him out of the mud; and serve him right!
The same thing is true of certain cosmogonic myths of the Greeks, such as the war of the titans against Zeus and similar episodes.
It was a true war of titans, with the whole world for spectators.
Quaint madrepore inlaying every palace, from Versailles downwards, like cells of pygmies in dwelling-places of titans.
early 15c., from Latin Titan, from Greek Titan, member of a mythological race of giants who attempted to scale heaven by piling Mount Pelion on Mount Ossa but were overthrown by Zeus and the gods. They descended from Titan, elder brother of Kronos. Perhaps from tito "sun, day," which is probably a loan-word from a language of Asia Minor. Sense of "person or thing of enormous size" first recorded 1828. Applied to planet Saturn's largest satellite in 1868; it was discovered 1655 by Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens, who named it Saturni Luna "moon of Saturn."