adjective plan·e·tary \ˈpla-nə-ˌter-ē\

: of or relating to planets

Full Definition of PLANETARY

a :  of, relating to, being, or resembling a planet
b :  erratic, wandering
c :  having a motion like that of a planet <planetary electrons>
d :  immense <the scope of this project has reached planetary proportions>
a :  of, relating to, or belonging to the earth :  terrestrial
b :  global, worldwide <planetary politics>
:  having or consisting of an epicyclic train of gear wheels

Examples of PLANETARY

  1. <a positively planetary new shopping development>

First Known Use of PLANETARY


Rhymes with PLANETARY

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PLANETARY Defined for Kids


adjective plan·e·tary \ˈpla-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of PLANETARY for Kids

:  of or relating to a planet
:  having a motion like that of a planet
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