Homeric

adjective

Ho·​mer·​ic hō-ˈmer-ik How to pronounce Homeric (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Greek poet Homer, his age, or his writings
2
: of epic proportions : heroic
Homeric feats
Homerically adverb

Examples of Homeric in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Homeric was in 1594

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Cite this Entry

“Homeric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Homeric. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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