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Noun: epic  e-pik
  1. A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
    - epic poem, heroic poem, epos
  2. A long story or event
    "a war epic"
Adjective: epic  e-pik
  1. Very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    "an epic voyage";
    - heroic, larger-than-life
  2. Constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic
    "epic tradition";
    - epical
  3. [slang] Extraordinarily good or great; used especially as an intensifier
    - fantastic, grand, howling [informal], marvelous [US], marvellous [Brit, Cdn], rattling [informal], terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous, phenomenal, magnificent, heavenly [informal]
  4. [slang] Excellent and enjoyable or memorable
    "we had an epic time";
    - mega [slang]

Derived forms: epics

See also: big, extraordinary, large

Type of: poem, verse form

Encyclopedia: Epic