Meaning of “meteoric” in the English Dictionary

"meteoric" in American English

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meteoricadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌmi·t̬iˈɔr·ɪk, -ˈɑr-/

of or like a meteor:

meteoric rock

If something is described as meteoric, it is sudden and usually brief:

a meteoric rise to fame

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

"meteoric" in Business English

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uk /ˌmiːtiˈɒrɪk/ us

developing very fast and attracting a lot of attention:

Speculation on the currency has helped its meteoric rise of 16% against the US dollar in a year.
Her appointment to the post at the age of 37 is the latest stage in a meteoric career.
The company's meteoric growth sent the stock soaring.

(Definition of “meteoric” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)