What does the word meteoric mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Relating to meteors; transiently brilliant.

Usage examples for meteoric

  1. Unless some meteoric record reached our Earth, revelationary of intelligence on a perished world, our only hope of obtaining such evidence rests on the observation of Mars' surface features. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  2. And then, Clint, think of following your meteoric career in the papers! – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour