gentle giant

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of gentle giant

:a large but gentle person or animal

Word by Word Definitions

gentle play
  1. : belonging to a family of high social station

  2. : chivalrous

  3. : honorable, distinguished

  1. : a person of gentle (see 1gentle 1a) birth or status

  1. : to raise from the commonalty : ennoble

  2. : to make gentler

  3. : to make (an animal) tame and docile

giant play
  1. : a legendary humanlike being of great stature and strength

  2. : a living being of great size

  3. : a person of extraordinary powers

  1. : having extremely large size, proportion, or power


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