or cy·clo·pae·dic

[ sahy-kluh-pee-dik ]
/ ˌsaɪ kləˈpi dɪk /


like a cyclopedia in character or contents; broad and varied; exhaustive.

Origin of cyclopedic

First recorded in 1835–45; aphetic variant of encyclopedic

Related forms

cy·clo·pe·di·cal·ly, cy·clo·pae·di·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cyclopedic

  • A catalogue of all the thoughts of the mind, and of all their possible modifications, is a cyclopedic history of the universe.