Definition of mythical
1 : based on or described in a myth especially as contrasted with history
3 usually mythic : having qualities suitable to myth : legendary <the twilight of a mythic professional career — Clayton Riley>
mythicallyplay \-thi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of mythical in a sentence
Hercules was a mythical hero who was half man and half god.
gods fighting in a mythical battle in the sky
The sportswriters picked a mythical all-star team.
The benefits of the new policy proved to be mythical.
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MYTHICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mythical for English Language Learners
: based on or described in a myth
: existing only in the imagination
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