meteorologic, meteorological, meteoric(adj)
of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions
"meteorological factors"; "meteorological chart"; "meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena"
pertaining to or consisting of meteors or meteoroids
"meteoric shower"; "meteoric impacts"
like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience
"a meteoric rise to fame"
Of, pertaining to, or originating from a meteor.
Like a meteor in speed, brilliance, or ephemeralness.
Her meteoric rise to power was followed by a slow, lackluster career at the top.
of or pertaining to a meteor, or to meteors; atmospheric, as, meteoric phenomena; meteoric stones
influenced by the weather; as, meteoric conditions
flashing; brilliant; transient; like a meteor; as, meteoric fame
Origin: [Cf. F. mtorique.]
The numerical value of meteoric in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of meteoric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of meteoric in a Sentence
It's been a meteoric rise in the amount of staff that we have, but our challenge is making sure that our infrastructure can support as many people as want to work.
Today I would say it is going to be really hard to displace Elizabeth Warren, elizabeth Warren has not had a meteoric rise, Elizabeth Warren has had a slow and steady rise. Elizabeth Warren's got a big organization and they are smart and they are doing stuff all over.
I would hope that as a community we are learning to ask more questions about meteoric financial rises, yet I'm uncertain if anything has really changed (after Rothstein)," said Kendall Coffey, a former U.S. attorney who represented Rothstein's law firm after the Ponzi scheme was uncovered.
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