What does the word mythical mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to myth; legendary; flctitious.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Mythic.

Usage examples for mythical

  1. Mary Lou and Georgie were not alone in claiming vague and mythical love- affairs; Emily even carried them to the point of indicating old bundles of letters in her desk as " from Bob Brock- tell you all about that some time!" – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  2. As the Story- teller seemed to be about to repeat the enlivening tradition concerning the almost mythical youth of Ol' Chief's father, that subject of the great Katharine's, whose blood was flowing still in Pymeut veins, just then in came Yagorsha's daughter with some message to her father. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  3. A mythical island of vast extent mentioned by Plato and other ancient writers and placed by them in the distant unknown West. – Short Stories of Various Types by Various