Definition of 'oceanic'
- an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
Synonyms: Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
- relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean; "oceanic islands like Bermuda"; "oceanic currents"; "oceanic birds"; "pelagic organisms"; "pelagic whaling"
- resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree; "the oceanic violence of his rage"
- constituting or living in the open sea; "oceanic waters"; "oceanic life"