- The definition of tropical is something related to the tropics - the warm, hot areas located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
Warm and humid weather often associated with the tropics is an example of tropical weather.
- of, in, characteristic of, or suitable for the tropics
- very hot; sultry
Origin of tropicalClassical Latin tropicus ; from Classical Greek tropikosRare of, or having the nature of, a trope; figurative
- Of, occurring in, or characteristic of the tropics.
- Hot and humid; torrid.
(comparative more tropical, superlative most tropical)
- A tropical plant.