episodic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

episode +‎ -ic. Compare French épisodique.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

episodic (comparative more episodic, superlative most episodic)

  1. relating to an episode
    • 1999, The Limey (movie)
      When I'm not honing my craft in episodic television, I do double-duty as a voice coach.
  2. sporadic, happening infrequently and irregularly
    • Fortunately, my episodic bouts of dizziness didn't prevent me from climbing Chichen Itzá.
  3. (literature) made up a sequence of seemingly unconnected episodes
    • I just read five attempts at episodic novels — has nobody heard of a plot anymore?