titanic[tī tan′ik, ti-]
- The definition of titanic is huge or of great strength like the Titans, or containing titanium.
- An example of something titanic is a massive mountain.
- An example of something titanic is the metal used for airline parts.
- The Titanic was a British ocean liner that sank in 1912 on its maiden voyage.
An example of the Titanic is the liner that hit an iceberg causing a huge loss of life.
titanic definition by Webster's New World
- of or like the Titans
- of great size, strength, or power
Origin: Classical Greek Titanikos
- titanically adverb
titanic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Titanic Of or relating to the Titans.
- a. Having great stature or enormous strength; huge or colossal: titanic creatures of the deep.b. Of enormous scope, power, or influence: “a deepening sense that some titanic event lay just beyond the horizon” (W. Bruce Lincoln).
- ti·tanˈi·cal·ly adverb
titanic - Cultural Definition
A British luxury ocean liner, thought to be unsinkable, which nevertheless sank on its first voyage in 1912 after running into an iceberg in the north Atlantic Ocean. More than fifteen hundred people drowned.
Variant of titanic