Simple Definition of elephantine
: very large like an elephant
: not graceful : awkward or clumsy
Examples of elephantine
He has an elephantine ego.
<the wedding reception was held under an elephantine tent on the great lawn>
First Known Use of elephantine
Rhymes with elephantine
accipitrine, adamantine, adulterine, alexandrine, amaranthine, assembly line, attention line, Australian pine, Austrian pine, count palatine, die on the vine, fall into line, fortified wine, graphic design, heterodyne, labyrinthine, lateral line, loblolly pine, Monterey pine, poverty line, production line, receiving line, Schleswig-Holstein, sweetheart neckline, top-of-the-line
Definition of Elephantine
island S Egypt in the Nile opposite Aswân pop 1814
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