- atmospheric or meteorological: hail is a meteoric phenomenon
- of a meteor or meteors
- like a meteor in swiftness and brilliance: his meteoric rise to stardom
Origin of meteoricMedieval Latin meteoricus: also from meteor + -ic
- Of, relating to, or formed by a meteoroid.
- Of or relating to the earth's atmosphere.
- Similar to a meteor in speed, brilliance, or brevity: a meteoric rise to fame.
(comparative more meteoric, superlative most meteoric)
meteor +"Ž -ic