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gargantuan

adjective, gar·gan·tuan often capitalized \-wən\

: very large in size or amount

Full Definition of GARGANTUAN

:  tremendous in size, volume, or degree :  gigantic, colossal <gargantuan waterfalls>

Examples of GARGANTUAN

  1. a creature of gargantuan proportions
  2. <people seem to be buying ever more gargantuan SUVs these days>

Origin of GARGANTUAN

Gargantua
First Known Use: 1596

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