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



    BrE BrE//ˈmɪθɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪθɪk//
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  1. 1= mythical (1)
  2. 2(also mythical) that has become very famous, like somebody/something in a myth synonym legendary Scott of the Antarctic was a national hero of mythic proportions.
  3. Word Originmid 17th cent.: via late Latin from Greek muthikos, from muthos ‘myth’.
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