Definition of astronomic in English:



  • See astronomical

    astronomical (sense 2)
    • ‘But now there are fears that the astronomic cost of property will force away young or first-time buyers.’
    • ‘The most expensive city centre apartments sell for between £1m- £2m each - allowing developers to pay astronomic land prices.’
    • ‘The cost of the program was astronomic by Russian standards, especially for a domestic program dedicated to the IT infrastructure: $2.6 billion.’
    • ‘How can young people, burdened with student debt and the astronomic cost of property, put aside 15 per cent of their income as the experts advise?’
    • ‘The striking lecturers have rejected the offer as totally inadequate in the rapidly deteriorating economic situation in the country with its astronomic rate of inflation.’