Definition of 'david'
- patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
Synonyms: Saint David St. David
- French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
Synonyms: Jacques Louis David
- (Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalms are attributed to David (circa 1000-962 BC)