I like animals such as cats, dogs, birds, etc.
by oraini1s September 12, 2018
When you either can think of any more examples or the list is too long you say "etc." at the end of the sentence. Other wise meaning "so on and so forth..." It stands for 'Et Cetera'.
"The new car had power locks, power windows, heated seats, etc."
by DiiKaBaKa January 20, 2004
Short for "et cetera" which is a latin word meaning "and so on"
by www.eternalsoldiers.net November 17, 2003
A word used at the end of a sentence or idea to make it seem like you know a lot more than you really do.
pi = 3.14...etc.
Any more examples needed?
by kewltrunkz December 9, 2004
used when you want to continue a list, but cant think of any more additions
by unknown October 10, 2003
1. When you do not feel like elaborating on anything. Especially when the aforementioned phrases do not link in any way whatsoever. You would end the thought with "etc." because well, you just realized...you're an idiot.

2. When you do not wish to elaborate further on a topic where it is understood what happened next.
1. I had a can of peaches and I leaned into the dryer and realized that it smelled familiar and so I...etc

2. I was all up in her etc...
by Joules K. April 21, 2005
A three letter word that makes you sound like you know more then you actually do.
pi is equal to= 3.14...etc.
by Brandon Schmidt May 2, 2007