mountainous


moun·tain·ous

adjective \ˈman-tə-nəs, ˈmant-nəs\

: having many mountains

: extremely large

Full Definition of MOUNTAINOUS

1
:  containing many mountains
2
:  resembling a mountain :  huge
moun·tain·ous·ly adverb
moun·tain·ous·ness noun

Examples of MOUNTAINOUS

  1. <the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up>

First Known Use of MOUNTAINOUS

14th century

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