Examples of elephantine in a sentence
He has an elephantine ego.
the wedding reception was held under an elephantine tent on the great lawn
First Known Use of elephantine
Definition of Elephantine
island in the Nile River opposite Aswân in southern Egypt population 1814
ELEPHANTINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elephantine for English Language Learners
: very large like an elephant
: not graceful : awkward or clumsy
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