Definition of Moby Dick in English:

Moby Dick

Pronunciation /ˌməʊbɪ ˈdɪk/


  • Something likened to Moby Dick (the great white whale central to Herman Melville's novel), especially in being very large, important, or impressive.


1970s. From MobyDick, the name of the whale in Herman Melville's 1851 novel of the same name.