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Definition of mythical adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    mythical

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈmɪθɪkl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪθɪkl//
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1(less frequent mythic) existing only in ancient myths synonym legendary mythical beasts/heroes
  2. 2(less frequent mythic) that does not exist or is not true synonym fictitious the mythical ‘rich uncle’ that he boasts about a mythical golden age when children always did what they were told
  3. 3= mythic (2)
  4. Extra examples Oh yes, that will be the mythical ‘rich uncle’ that he boasts about. She always refers to a mythical golden age when children always did what they were told. mythical beasts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mythical

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