anthropic

adjective
an·​throp·​ic | \ an-ˈthrä-pik How to pronounce anthropic (audio) \
variants: or anthropical \ -​pi-​kəl How to pronounce anthropical (audio) \

Definition of anthropic

: of or relating to human beings or the period of their existence on earth

First Known Use of anthropic

circa 1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthropic

Greek anthrōpikos, from anthrōpos

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anthropic

Statistics for anthropic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anthropic

The first known use of anthropic was circa 1806

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on anthropic

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with anthropic

Comments on anthropic

What made you want to look up anthropic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

highly pertinent or appropriate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!