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Definition of the noun tarzan

What does tarzan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • tarzan: tarzans
  • Tarzan: Tarzans

  1. (sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: adult male / man = an adult person who is male

Alternative definition of the noun tarzan


  1. [by extension] A strong man.


  1. "Tarzan" is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it is based on the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, and is the only major motion picture version of the story Tarzan property to be animated. Directed by Chris Buck and Kevin Lima with a screenplay by Tab Murphy, Bob Tzudiker, and Noni White, Tarzan features the voices of Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Glenn Close, and Rosie O'Donnell with Brian Blessed, Lance Henriksen, Wayne Knight, and Nigel Hawthorne.
  2. "Tarzan" is a German 3D computer-animated motion capture film directed and produced by German producer Reinhard Klooss which was released on October 17, 2013 in Russia. The film was released across early 2014 in other countries. The film stars the voices of Kellan Lutz, Spencer Locke, Anton Zetterholm, Mark Deklin, Joe Cappelletti, and Jaime Ray Newman. The screenplay was written by Reinhard Klooss, Jessica Postigo and Yoni Brenner. The film is based on the classic book Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, and is one of many adaptations.
  3. "Tarzan" is a film, directed by David Yates, based on a story by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
  4. Tarzan is a series that aired on NBC from 1966 – 1968. The series portrayed Tarzan as a well-educated character, one who, tired of civilization, had returned to the jungle where he had been raised. The show retained many of the trappings of the classic movie series, including Cheeta, while excluding other elements, such as Jane, as part of the "new look" for the fabled apeman that producer Sy Weintraub had introduced in previous motion pictures starring Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, and Mike Henry. CBS aired repeat episodes the program during the summer of 1969.
  5. Tarzan is an American television series that premiered on October 5, 2003 on The WB. Based on the Tarzan series by Edgar Rice Burroughs and developed by Eric Kripke, this TV series was set in New York City, depicting a modern-day adaptation on Burroughs' characters. The series was canceled after eight episodes.
  6. "Tarzan" a.k.a. "Tarzan of the Apes" is an animated musical adventure film produced by Diane Eskenazi and Darcy Wright and written by Mark Young. Richard Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries was used as the score during the opening scenes of the film. It was released directly to home video on March 9, 1999.
  7. "Tarzan" a.k.a. "Adventures of Tarzan" is a 1985 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Babbar Subhash, starring Hemant Birje, Dalip Tahil, Kimi Katkar and Om Shivpuri. The film was much talked about in its time, mainly due to the hot scenes between lead pairs and super hit songs.
  8. "Tarzan" is a 2004 short animation film written and directed by Torben Meier.
    • also known as Tarzanse
    • country: Germany
    • written by Torben Meier
    • genre: Animation
    • released on (11 years ago)


"Tarzan": Tarzan: The Musical is based on the Disney film of the same name, which is, in turn, adapted from the 1914 novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The songs are written by Phil Collins with a book by David Henry Hwang. The musical mostly follows the plot of the Disney film: Tarzan is raised by gorillas, meets Jane, a young English naturalist, and falls in love. Jane's entourage plans to kill the gorillas, and Tarzan's loyalties are tested.


  1. "Tarzan" is a video game.
    • developers: Creative Reality, Martech
    • genres: Action-adventure game, Action game
    • publisher: Martech
    • released in (30 years ago)
  2. "Tarzan" is an action game developed by Eurocom for the PlayStation console in 1999. It was later ported to the PC.
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • developer: Eurocom
    • genre: Action game
    • publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment, Konami
    • released on (16 years ago)


  1. Tarzan is a fictional character, an archetypal feral child raised in the African jungles by the Mangani great apes; he later experiences civilization only to largely reject it and return to the wild as a heroic adventurer. Created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan first appeared in the novel Tarzan of the Apes, and subsequently in twenty-five sequels, three authorized books by other authors, and innumerable works in other media, both authorized and unauthorized.
  2. Tarzan, a fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, first appeared in the 1912 novel Tarzan of the Apes, and then in 23 sequels. The character proved immensely popular and quickly made the jump to other media, including comics.


  1. "Tarzan" is a musical album of Phil Collins, The West End Singers & Orchestra, Mark Mancina, soundtrack.
    • also known as Tarzan Soundtrack
    • released on (7 years ago)
  2. "Tarzan" is a musical album of David Newman.
    • released on
  3. "Tarzan" is a 1999 single by Phil Collins.
    • released in (17 years ago)
  4. "TARZAN" is a musical album of Kōji Kikkawa.
    • released on (8 years ago)


  1. Tarzan a.k.a. Sergio Ramos García is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid and Spain national team. Mainly a centre back, he can also play as a right back.
  2. Tarzan a.k.a. Casper Van Dien: Casper Robert Van Dien, Jr. is an American actor.
  3. Tarzan a.k.a. Daniel Van Buyten is a Belgian former footballer who played as a centre back for the Belgium national football team. Nicknamed 'Big Dan', Van Buyten was known for his uncompromising style of play, exploiting both his physical strength and aerial ability.
  4. Tarzan is an Indonesian actor and comedian.
    • also known as Tarzan Srimulat, Tarsan, Toto Muryadi
    • born on (70 years ago) in Malang
    • nationality: Indonesia
    • profession: Actor, comedian
    • read more about Tarzan (comedian)
  5. Tarzan a.k.a. Manny Puig: Manny "Sharkman" Puig is an American wildlife entertainer. Puig is known for his direct approach when dealing with dangerous animals such as sharks, black bears and American alligators. He has made frequent appearances on the television shows Jackass and Wildboyz and also on the Animal Planet show Gator Boyz.
  6. Tarzan a.k.a. David Tyrrell is an athlete.
  7. Tarzan a.k.a. Sam Irwin is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Featherstone Rovers of the Kingstone Press Championship. He previously played for the Gold Coast Titans in the National Rugby League. He primarily plays hooker and halfback.
  8. Tarzan a.k.a. Romeo Carey is a film editor, film director, film and television producer and actor.
  9. Tarzan is an actor.
  10. Tarzan is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Tarzan Dan, Tarzan Mike, Tarzan Tyler, Tarzan Cooper, Tarzan Yamada, Tarzan Taborda, Tarzan Abu Nasser.


  1. Tarzan a.k.a. Tarzán is a musical group.
    • album: "Principio activo"
  2. Tarzan is a German pop rock musical group.
    • album: "Buona Sera / Rambling Gambler"


  1. Tarzan was a horse.
  2. Tarzan was a dog.


  1. Tarzan is an unincorporated community in Martin County, Texas, United States.
  2. Tarzan a.k.a. The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez or Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez in Spanish, is a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant state university located in the city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. UPRM is the second-largest university campus of the University of Puerto Rico system.
    • also known as CAAM; RUM; College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts; Colegio; Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayagüez; University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez; Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez; University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, main campus
    • part of Mayagüez, United States of America, Puerto Rico
    • official website:


  1. Tarzan a.k.a. Tarzán was a half-hour syndicated series that aired 1991–1994. In this version of the show, Tarzan was portrayed as a blond environmentalist, with Jane turned into a French ecologist.
  2. Tarzan is a theater production.
  3. Tarzan is a Disney franchise that commenced in 1999 with the theatrical release of the film Tarzan.
  4. Tarzan a.k.a. Tarzán is the official mascot of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, also known as "Colegio".
  5. Tarzan is a 2006 theater production of the play by David Henry Hwang.
    • award: - Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical nomination for Natasha Katz
  6. Tarzan is an action adventure film series.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Tarzan

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Google previewGlobal Perspectives on Tarzan (2012)

From King of the Jungle to International Icon by Annette Wannamaker, Michelle Ann Abate

Yet, Tarzan is a priori incapable of making any move because postcolonial India is represented as a void. Tarzan is a captive pushed into the spaces of absence and ends up becoming a simulacrum himself. The climax of The...

Google previewProjecting the World (2017)

Representing the "Foreign" in Classical Hollywood by Anna Cooper

The only difference between the filmic and the literary ape man is that Burroughs's Tarzan was a lost British lord whose nobility was genetically coded and thus natural, while Weissmuller's Tarzan is an exilic body whose otherness is innate ...

Google previewCannibal Fictions (2006)

American Explorations of Colonialism, Race, Gender, and Sexuality by Jeff Berglund

Tarzan is an American Adam, fulfilling the prophecy of a new beginning in the wilderness. In making him the scion of English stock, Burroughs recasts the American myth of origins. Moreover, in fashioning a character of aristocratic heritage ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Novel (2015)

by Abby H. P. Werlock, James P. Werlock

Tarzan saves the group from wild animals and rescues Jane, who had been abducted by Turkoz. The group is eventually rescued by French soldiers, but one soldieris left, presumed dead. Tarzan nursesthe soldier, D'Arnot, back to health, ...

Google previewAmerican Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia (2003)

by Bret Carroll

Created by the author Edgar Rice Burroughs the fictional character Tarzan was born Lord Greystoke, a member of an aristocratic British family. Stranded in the African jungle as a small child, Tarzan is found and raised by a group of primates.

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One of the best animated films I've seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face, but the traditional animation was spectacular. (Ralph Bakshi)
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Scrabble value of T1A1R1Z10A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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