Meaning of “epic” in the English Dictionary

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

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epicnoun [ C ]

us /ˈep·ɪk/

a book or movie that is long and contains a lot of action, usually about a subject from the past

literature An epic is also a long poem about events in the past, often involving gods or kings and queens:

The Iliad is the most famous Greek epic.


us /ˈep·ɪk/

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