Meaning of “cosmic” in the English Dictionary

"cosmic" in British English

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uk /ˈkɒz.mɪk/ us /ˈkɑːz.mɪk/

relating to the universe and the natural processes that happen in it:

informal very great:

The earthquake was a disaster of cosmic proportions/scale.
adverb uk /ˈkɒz.mɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˈkɑːz.mɪ.kəl.i/

(Definition of “cosmic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cosmic" in American English

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us /ˈkɑz·mɪk/

of or relating to the cosmos rather than to the earth alone:

cosmic dust/rays

infml Cosmic also means very great:

a disaster of cosmic proportions

(Definition of “cosmic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)