adjective \hō-ˈmer-ik\

Definition of HOMERIC

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Greek poet Homer, his age, or his writings
:  of epic proportions :  heroic <Homeric feats>
Ho·mer·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of HOMERIC

  1. <the climactic scene of the movie is a pitched battle of Homeric proportions>

First Known Use of HOMERIC

circa 1771

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

Rhymes with HOMERIC


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