In 2008, became confirmed as a new species of fish. Will probably be best known for having won eight gold medals in a single Olympics, and at the time breaking the world record for seven of them.
I don't get it, I trained just as hard as him, why can't I ever swim faster than him?

Well that's because he was already born at a physical advantage over you, like Michael Phelps is to all the other people whose bodies do not resemble that of an aquatic animal.
by writ September 19, 2008
A 6'4", 200-pound aquatic mammal and 14-time Olympic gold medalist.
Michael Phelps can walk on water but doesn’t want to show off, so he swims instead.
by yardcows September 18, 2008
the greek god of cannibus. also occasionally known to swim.
Michael Phelps to the people: Praise me all ye people, for I supply that which is best- green and gold
by waddlingpenguinpooper March 08, 2009
When you rip the bong like a winner.
"You call that taking a hit, here let me teach you how to Michael Phelps"

"I Michael Phelps erryday"
by ahebunghole March 04, 2009
(noun) To win by a one-hundredth of a second at something
Kid 1: "man, i just won my 100-meter race by 1/100 of a second!"

Kid 2: "you just pulled a michael phelps!"
by billybobjoerocks April 26, 2009
Lone survivor of a secret government project, Known as Project Neptune, Signed off on by Reagan, to create a squad of supermen to manually sabatage Soviet submarines. After the fall of the USSR and the end of the cold war, Phelps was reassigned to total Olympic Domination
Holy crap how many medals does that guy have

Michael Phelps=Abe Sapien
by redhawk23 August 17, 2008
The swimmer's whose face you see every five seconds while watching the olympics. Even if he's not currently swimming.
"Yes, while Nastia does her floor routine let's switch back to the water cube for a minute long interview about Michael Phelps' race that we just saw. Later we will also show his medal ceremonies, and his other 20 or so prelims, semifinals, finals, documentaries, and interviews...oh yeah and we'll also show 10-15 seconds of some other obviously less important sports..."
by pumpitUP67 August 14, 2008

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