Meaning of meteorically in English:



See meteoric

‘A relation of my own who rose meteorically to the rank of matron had dispensed with all formal schooling when she was 14, but that was back in the early years of the state when by all accounts strange things happened.’
  • ‘For one thing, the apparently rapid growth in high-tech sales was exaggerated by the fact that Indonesia's other export earners were shrinking even more meteorically.’
  • ‘Worst affected was the wealth of those who saw their stock rise meteorically during the 1990s dot-com bubble.’
  • ‘Expanding its mission nationwide, the club grew meteorically after World War II.’
  • ‘Such charismatic personalities can rise to power meteorically, ushered in by a severe crisis.’