Biblical - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɪblɪkl|  American pronunciation of the word biblical
Brit.  |ˈbɪblɪk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word biblical


- of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible(syn: scriptural)

biblical names
biblical Hebrew

- in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people

biblical styles in writing
a beard of biblical proportions
biblical costumes


The disease dates back to biblical times.

The Eve of biblical legend was a temptress, thus initiating a lamentable theme in the history of sexism.

...a city that in biblical times was infamous for licentiousness and harlotry...

The movie was full of biblical imagery.

The lyrics contain biblical allusions.

...the nonstop torrential rains were threatening to produce an alluvion of biblical proportions...

...the fear that the next global pandemic could be an apocalypse of biblical proportions...

Eliot's poetry is full of biblical allusions.

among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman