Thor is a member of the Aesir, the tribe of Gods worshipped by the medieval Scandinavian pagans, and some modern nutters. Thor is the defender of the Gods, and the strongest of all of them. In the myths he is mostly fighting giants; Hrungnir and Geirrod were his most famous opponents. He is described as red-haired and bearded. In the Norse myths, his character is strong, loyal and honest. He is often quick to anger, but also quick to regain his temper. However, he is not renowned for his brains, and so has to rely on brawn. One of the myths tells how this does not work for him, when he visits Utgard-Loki the giant and is tricked again and again.

Thor's main weapon is the hammer Mjolnir. This was made for him by the dwarfs Brokk and Eitri. He also has iron gloves and a girdle that doubles his strength. He drives a chariot pulled by two goats and it is the rumble of the chariot wheels in the mountains that was said to be the cause of thunder. Lightning was believed to be the sparks from Thor's hammer, or from the piece of whetstone stuck in his head after his duel with the giant Hrungnir. Once Thor's hammer was stolen by a giant, and held at ransom for the price of Freyja as the giant's wife. To get his hammer back, Thor had to dress as a woman and pretend to be Freyja.

Thor's father is Odin and his mother is the Earth. He is married to Sif, a Goddess of the harvest with golden hair, and has a daughter with her called Thrud. Once, a dwarf called Alvis wanted to marry Thrud, so Thor kept him talking all night until the sun came up and turned Alvis to stone. He also has a giantess mistress, called Jarnsaxa, and with her he has two sons, Magni and Modi, who will survive Ragnarok and become part of the new order of Gods. At Ragnarok, Thor will fight the Midgard Serpent, Jormagund. As he kills it, it will bite him, and Thor will die from the poison in Jormagund's fangs.

Thor was the patron God of freemen, whereas Odin was the patron God of noblemen and also the God of poetry. This meant that Odin was far more widely written about in the medieval poems, but that Thor was far more widely worshipped. This can be seen in the number of Norse names that include Thor. A few examples are Thorgeir (Thor-spear), Thorolf (Thor-wolf), Thorbrand (Thor-sword) and Thorbjorn (Thor-bear). I know of no examples of humans named after Odin. Some historians think that Thor actually replaced Odin as the 'top God' in the later stages of Norse paganism.

Overall, Thor is strong and formidable to his enemies, but also an endearing character because of his good nature and because he is so slow on the uptake.
Most of the definitions on this site show a stereotyped version of Thor, that does not represent his true literary and mythological character.
by A. C. Cooper June 17, 2006
thor is great
thor is a viking god
by th-or March 12, 2003
Thor is the nickname that a blond north european man can give to his dick. It's an espescially appropriate name for endurant penises.
Olga : wow so endurant, what his name ?
Lars : Thor !
by Lars_04 January 23, 2012
One of Marvel's greatest superheroes. He was created by Stan Lee after he decided to make a superhero even stronger than the Incredible Hulk, so he made Thor a god. He was placed by his father, Odin, into the body of medical student Donald Blake to teach him some humility. He is stronger than the Hulk, and controls climate, specially lightning. In few words, He is a kickass super hero.

Also called "The Mighty Thor"
Rick: I've got a Thor comic book!!!!
by Marvelman June 16, 2007
Thor is the Norse God of Thunder closely associated with the Viking (Scandinavian) people. Wielding his mighty hammer Mjolnir he helped the Vikings conquer the Welsh/English peoples. He is described as having a strong will, and a quick temper. He is also known to be strong, loyal, and honest. He has iron gloves and a girdle that doubles his strength, and he drives a chariot pulled by two goats. It is the rumble of the chariot wheels in the mountains that was said to be the cause of thunder; lightning was believed to be the sparks from Thor's hammer. Mjolnir was not used just for destruction, it was also used to bless a bride at her wedding. One of the legends that surrounds him involves a beautiful, royal, Welsh maiden named Mariah. Mariah is the wind. Thor immediately fell in love with her, forsaking his wife Freya. But, Mariah refused him. Thor continued to press his suit until a fierce battle ensued in which Mariah wrapped Thor in her winds, trapping him. Using the lightning and thunder Thor escaped and the battle continued. Finally, Mariah realized that the only way to beat him was to surrender to him. She welcomed him into her gentle embrace, and won. Legend has it that she gave him twenty sons and he stayed faithful to her forever after.
Mighty Thor wields his hammer.
He is Thor, the conqueror of the wind.
by SammyJ01 March 25, 2011
That friend that looks like he drives a moped but is actually a nerd
Yo stop being such a Thor
by Torersur January 19, 2016
Thor is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, based on the Norse mythological deity of the same name, is the Asgardian god of thunder and possesses the enchanted hammer Mjolnir, which grants him the ability of flight and weather manipulation amongst his other superhuman attributes.

Debuting in the Silver Age of Comic Books, the character first appeared in Journey into Mystery #83 (Aug. 1962) and was created by editor-plotter Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber, and penciller Jack Kirby. He has starred in several ongoing series and limited series, and is a founding member of the superhero team the Avengers, appearing in each volume of that series. The character has also appeared in associated Marvel merchandise including animated television series, clothing, toys, trading cards, video games, and movies.

The 2011 film Thor, based on the character and comic, was directed by Kenneth Branagh and starred Chris Hemsworth as Thor. Hemsworth reappears as Thor in The Avengers and Thor: The Dark World as a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. Thor placed 14th on IGN's Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time in 2011.
Like all Asgardians, Thor is incredibly long-lived and relies upon periodic consumption of the Golden Apples of Idunn to sustain his extended lifespan, which to date has lasted many millennia. Being the son of Odin and the elder goddess Gaea, Thor is physically the strongest of the Asgardians. If pressed in battle, Thor is capable of entering into a state known as the "Warrior's Madness" ("berserkergang" in Norwegian), which will temporarily increase his strength and stamina tenfold, although in this state he attacks friend and foe alike.
by The Centurion December 26, 2014
To penetrate a girl with a hammer-sized penis.

Past tense - thored
Guy: I'm gonna thor you later tonight.

Girl: He thored me last tonight
by Thor1234 January 13, 2011

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