from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Being a creative interpretation
  • adj. Given the quality of a myth or a poem, used typically in opposition to a purely factual account

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making or producing myths or mythical tales.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as mythopeic.


From myth + poetic; since 1880. (Wiktionary)



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  • adjective referring to the creation of myths - myth-making. poetic here is used in the etymological greek sense (poiesis = creation, making).

    September 1, 2008