gigantic


gi·gan·tic

adjective \jī-ˈgan-tik, jə-\

: extremely large

Full Definition of GIGANTIC

:  exceeding the usual or expected (as in size, force, or prominence)
gi·gan·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of GIGANTIC

  1. <a raccoon got into the trash and now there's a gigantic mess in our backyard>

Origin of GIGANTIC

Greek gigantikos, from gigant-, gigas giant
First Known Use: 1630

Rhymes with GIGANTIC

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