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Definition of "episodic" []

  • Relating to or resembling an episode. (adjective)
  • Composed of a series of episodes: an episodic novel. (adjective)
  • Limited to the duration of an episode; temporary. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "episodic" in a sentence
  • "The condition is characterized by episodic and reversible attacks of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing."
  • "Did you know that this review is version - only the "working prototype", an original demo version of the first episode (yes, again episodic) Dino D-Day, whose output is in Steam is scheduled for early 2010-th year."
  • "As the voicemail tapes scandal broke in episodic bursts this summer it was widely reported that Mel Gibson had contacted Britney for counsel during his worst crisis since the one before."