meteorically
adverb see meteoric

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meteorically — See meteoric. * * * …   Universalium

  • meteorically — adverb In a meteoric manner …   Wiktionary

  • meteorically — mɪːtɪ É‘rɪklɪ , É”r / É’r adv. in a meteoric manner; quickly and brilliantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meteorically — me·te·or·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • meteorically — See: meteoric …   English dictionary

  • meteorically — adverb see meteoric …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose meteorically — was suddenly successful, became a star …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meteoric — meteorically, adv. /mee tee awr ik, or /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or consisting of meteors. 2. resembling a meteor in transient brilliance, suddenness of appearance, swiftness, etc.: his meteoric rise in politics. 3. of or coming from the… …   Universalium

  • meteoric — me|te|or|ic [ˌmi:tiˈɔrık US ˈo:rık, ˈa:rık] adj 1.) happening very suddenly and quickly ▪ her meteoric rise from dancer to professional actress ▪ The company has experienced meteoric growth. ▪ The scandal ended his meteoric political career . 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • meteoric — adjective Date: 1785 1. a. of or relating to a meteor b. resembling a meteor in speed or in sudden and temporary brilliance < a meteoric rise to fame > 2. of, relating to, or derived from the earth s atmosphere < meteoric water > • meteorically… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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