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galactic

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adjective ga·lac·tic \gə-ˈlak-tik\

Definition of galactic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a galaxy and especially the Milky Way galaxy

  2. 2 :  huge <a galactic sum of money>



Examples of galactic

  1. <a galactic serving of soda that would have been enough for three moviegoers>



1839

First Known Use of galactic

1839

Rhymes with galactic


GALACTIC Defined for Kids

galactic

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adjective ga·lac·tic \gə-ˈlak-tik\

Definition of galactic

  1. :  of or relating to a galaxy <galactic light>





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