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epochal

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adjective ep·och·al \ˈe-pə-kəl, ˈe-ˌpä-kəl\

Definition of epochal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to an epoch

  2. 2 :  uniquely or highly significant :  momentous <during his three epochal years in the assembly — C. G. Bowers>; also :  unparalleled <epochal stupidity>

epochally

adverb


1685

First Known Use of epochal

1685

Rhymes with epochal


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