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what does epic mean?
like, my friends are always like, thats sooooooo epic ! or, that pictures epic mannn

yea, whats it mean?
i feel stupid xD
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when i say something is epic... i usually mean it's awesome or kicks azz ;]

you'll probably hear people say epic failure a lot.
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  • Backman answered 1 year ago
    The "best" answer is NOT correct !!

    The use of epic today, has changed - and its no misused... as something "cool"....

    I will give you the true meaning to this word by give you an example:

    "The Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem from Mesopotamia, is amongst the earliest surviving works of literature. The literary history of Gilgamesh begins with five independent Sumerian poems about 'Bilgamesh' (Sumerian for Gilgamesh), king of Uruk. Four of these were used as source material for a combined epic in Akkadian"

    I rest my cakes !!
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  • 3rd eye answered 7 years ago
    Well epic really mean over a long period of time. Often a story covering a long period, the epic of gilgamesh for example.

    However you friends are (mis?)-using it to just mean good.


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  • Who?Me? answered 7 years ago

    a crime wave of epic proportions.
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  • d_r_siva answered 7 years ago
    1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer's Iliad is an epic poem.
    2. resembling or suggesting such poetry: an epic novel on the founding of the country.
    3. heroic; majestic; impressively great: the epic events of the war.
    4. of unusually great size or extent: a crime wave of epic proportions.


    1. long narrative poem: a lengthy narrative poem in elevated language celebrating the adventures and achievements of a legendary or traditional hero, e.g. Homer's Odyssey

    2. elevated narrative poetry: the genre of poetic epics
    This term we'll cover epic, romance, and allegory.

    3. large-scale production: a work of literature, cinema, television, or theater that is large-scale and expensively produced and often deals with a historical theme

    4. long series of events: a long series of events characterized by adventures or struggle
    Our trek across town turned out to be an epic.

    1. of epic poetry: celebrating the adventures and achievements of a legendary or traditional hero, in elevated language
    Milton's "Paradise Lost" is an epic poem.

    2. in style of epic poetry: having some of the characteristics of an epic
    an epic story of true love and adventure

    3. very large or heroic: impressive by virtue of greatness of size, scope, or heroism
    a scandal of epic proportions


    Great news, To find out about something that is good. i.e. Greatness, i.e. Awesome. i.e. Fun

    the degree of uniqueness to a situation

    Something so truely amazing that it deserves it's story to be told for years to come.

    Any Thing, Person or place that is - Long, Hard and/or Awsome

    "Man that road trip was epic"
    "Lord of the rings is an EPIC movie!"
    "The hike was EPIC"

    Spanning years and continents, lives ruined, bloodshed. Epic. Mostly said about relationships. Used in this definition in Veronica Mars
    That couple has a pretty epic lovestory.


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  • Barbara answered 7 years ago
    Epic, as an adjective, means grand and heroic. It seems to be used collquially to mean "huge, stupendous".

    (As a noun, it's a long poem or story recounting the adventures or deeds of heroic or legendary figures; or an imaginative work embodying a nation's conception of its past history.)
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  • ishal answered 12 months ago
    it means extremely awesome
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  • oh yeah answered 7 years ago
    It means like really big, important, or impressive.
    Or any combination of the three.
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  • American Budget Moving answered 1 week ago
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  • Thats when I turn n 2 a problem answered 7 years ago
    my school says epic fail. i have no idea?
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    what does epic mean?
    like, my friends are always like, thats sooooooo epic ! or, that pictures epic mannn

    yea, whats it mean?
    i feel stupid xD
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  • Bob answered 7 years ago
    It means super. That's all. Best answer.
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  • Bite me . answered 7 years ago
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