Open main menu

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

meteor +‎ -ic

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meteoric (comparative more meteoric, superlative most meteoric)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or originating from a meteor.
    meteoric iron
  2. Like a meteor in speed, brilliance, or ephemeralness.
    Her meteoric rise to power was followed by a slow, lackluster career at the top.
  3. (geology) Of water: originating in the atmosphere.
  4. Influenced by the weather.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit