intergalactic

adjective
in·​ter·​ga·​lac·​tic | \ ˌin-tər-gə-ˈlak-tik How to pronounce intergalactic (audio) \

Definition of intergalactic

1 : situated in or relating to the spaces between galaxies
2 : of, relating to, or occurring in outer space intergalactic battles

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At 67 years old, the actor Mark Hamill has been enjoying an intergalactic career renaissance. Darryn King, WSJ, "Mark Hamill Tries Knighthood Without the Lightsaber," 16 Mar. 2019 That’ll mostly be reserved for heating, lighting, and sending experimental data back home; don’t expect hot tubs or minibars in your intergalactic suite. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "The Tourist's Guide to Space," 12 Mar. 2019 After the laughs quieted, guests soon braced themselves for the intergalactic fight between good versus green alien evil. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, "Brie Larson Exhibited All Kinds of Girl Power at Captain Marvel's Adrenaline-Fueled New York City Premiere," 8 Mar. 2019 To ground the leg-revealing outfit, Hadid wore a pair of Louis Vuitton’s intergalactic Archlight sneakers. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Takes Virgil Abloh’s “Warcore” Vest to the Street," 10 Jan. 2019 Well, another year, another Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. 2018’s celebration had a constellation theme, and inside Pier 94 on the West Side Highway, guests were transported to an intergalactic fantasyland. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Inside the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Show and After-Party," 9 Nov. 2018 But as its initial 10 minutes show, this gorgeous-looking sci-fi flick has big subjects to match its style: intergalactic travel regulations, tiers of consumer goods, interplanetary trade standards. Nathan Mattise, Ars Technica, "Sci-fi stunner Prospect values small stories in a galaxy far, far away," 2 Nov. 2018 Their résumés would suggest this Trek show would be full of intergalactic hormones and teenage angst à la Wesley Crusher. Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics, "Where Is Star Trek Boldly Going?," 10 Sep. 2018 Harrison Ford ultimately played the intergalactic smuggler. Zoe Szathmary, Fox News, "Burt Reynolds' whirlwind career, from college athlete to country crooner," 6 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of intergalactic

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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intergalactic

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of intergalactic

: existing or occurring between galaxies

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