Homeric

adjective
Ho·​mer·​ic | \ hō-ˈmer-ik How to pronounce Homeric (audio) \

Definition of Homeric

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Greek poet Homer, his age, or his writings
2 : of epic proportions : heroic Homeric feats

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Other Words from Homeric

Homerically \ hō-​ˈmer-​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce Homeric (audio) \ adverb

Examples of Homeric in a Sentence

the climactic scene of the movie is a pitched battle of Homeric proportions

First Known Use of Homeric

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Homeric was in 1594

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“Homeric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Homeric. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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