humongous


hu·mon·gous

adjective \hyü-ˈməŋ-gəs, yü-, -ˈmäŋ-\

: very large

Full Definition of HUMONGOUS

:  extremely large :  huge <a humongous building> <humongous amounts of money>

Variants of HUMONGOUS

hu·mon·gous also hu·mun·gous \-ˈməŋ-gəs\

Examples of HUMONGOUS

  1. a humongous dish of ice cream
  2. <I'm sleepy because I ate a humongous lunch.>

Origin of HUMONGOUS

perhaps alteration of huge + monstrous
First Known Use: circa 1967

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