American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having many facets or aspects, especially difficult or intractable ones: a hydra-headed social problem.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having numerous heads, like the Lernæan Hydra; hence, difficult of extirpation; self-renewing; springing up again after suppression, as abuses, vices, and the like.
“It has become apparent that New Delhi's hydra-headed management style was ill-equipped from the start to stitch together an event on this scale, particularly in the full glare of global publicity.”
“George the Fifth still considered Donovan “high and mighty” and his OSS “a hydra-headed organization.””
“With a little peace and development, the hard core of the hydra-headed insurgency, including elements of the HIG and the Taliban, could no longer hide in plain sight, and “we nailed them,” Kolenda said.”
“The answer, of course, is the hydra-headed activists of NODPI and its associates”
“I say to the Muslims, 'Dear brothers and sisters, unite and rise up against this hydra-headed monster which calls itself Zionism,'" he said at a rally on Sept. 3.”
“In particular, the death of bin Laden will have little effect on the organizational hierarchy of al-Qaeda, which is sufficiently hydra-headed to ensure continuity of leadership.”
“More striking, Chancellor Angela Merkel, dealing with the hydra-headed European financial crises, nonetheless came to Munich on Sept. 12 to give a long, meticulously crafted speech that hailed the role of religion and spoke to Europe's Christian heritage and culture.”
“That's why the reignition of the revolution in Egypt, the pivot of the Arab world, has the potential not only to accelerate the democratisation of the country itself but change the dynamic across the region – and strike a blow against the hydra-headed attempts to stifle its renaissance.twitter.com/@seumasmilne”
“Google is a hydra-headed company, and while the press tends to focus on the devices that haven't worked; like the Nexus One The Google Phone, the reality is that Android is to iOS what Microsoft was to Apple.”
“And it is another milestone for a multimedia, hydra-headed organization known as Passion, which gave Tomlin his start and whose in-house label, Six Steps Records, produces his albums.”
Looking for tweets for hydra-headed.