Meaning of Demogorgon in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdiːmə(ʊ)ˈɡɔːɡ(ə)n/


  • 1Mythology
    (The name of) a powerful and terrible god or demon, associated with hell or the underworld.

  • 2A person who or thing which is likened to Demogorgon, especially in having absolute power or supremacy.


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in David Lindsay (c1486–1555), writer and herald. From post-classical Latin Demogorgon, scribal error (perhaps after ancient Greek δῆμος people and Γοργώ) in scholia on Statius Thebaid 4. 516 for demiurgon, accusative of demiurgos.