colossal

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co·los·sal

adjective \kə-ˈlä-səl\

: very large or great

Full Definition of COLOSSAL

1
:  of, relating to, or resembling a colossus
2
:  of a bulk, extent, power, or effect approaching or suggesting the stupendous or incredible <colossal rock formations>
3
:  of an exceptional or astonishing degree <a colossal failure>
co·los·sal·ly \-sə-lē\ adverb

Examples of COLOSSAL

  1. <a colossal statue of the town's founder>

First Known Use of COLOSSAL

1712

Rhymes with COLOSSAL

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