adjective \-ˈpē-dik\

: dealing with or knowing a subject thoroughly or completely

Full Definition of ENCYCLOPEDIC

:  of, relating to, or suggestive of an encyclopedia or its methods of treating or covering a subject :  comprehensive <an encyclopedic mind> <an encyclopedic collection of armor>
en·cy·clo·pe·di·cal·ly \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


  1. She published an encyclopedic study of ancient Egypt.
  2. The event was described in encyclopedic detail.
  3. his almost encyclopedic knowledge of movies

First Known Use of ENCYCLOPEDIC



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