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happening very suddenly and quickly:
her meteoric rise from dancer to professional actress
The company has experienced meteoric growth.
The scandal ended his meteoric political career.
from a meteor:
—meteorically adverb:WORD FOCUS: fast
His career faded as meteorically as it grew.
moving very quickly: at high speed, like lightning, at top speed, flat out
doing something quickly: quick, rapid, swift, prompt, speedy
happening quickly: rapid, speedy, meteoric, at an alarming rate, in no time
➔ See also fast