Definition of astronomically in English:

astronomically

adverb

  • See astronomical

    • ‘Food was scarce and astronomically expensive.’
    • ‘‘People have to be aware that premiums are going to rise astronomically,’ said Russell.’
    • ‘Residents of these neighbourhoods, where poverty and unemployment is astronomically high, complain of frequent and arbitrary police violence.’
    • ‘Well, astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets.’
    • ‘Due to the astronomically high rates of interest charged and the abysmally low wages paid, they are usually unsuccessful.’
    • ‘The budget deficit promises to go up astronomically over the next year or two.’

Pronunciation

astronomically

/astrəˈnɒmɪk(ə)li/