metic metic

Definition(s):

  • (n) an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city

Usage(s):

  1. Of the two men, Andre De Shields is a cat of cool gray nattiness and Ken Page is a slithery streetwise shark with a mi metic gift for Waller's gravelly mocking asides.
  2. No implication is lost in the metic ulous revival at the Long Wharf Theater, which tenderly evokes the Millers' tribal intimacy.
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