gigantesque

adjective
gi·​gan·​tesque | \ ˌjī-ˌgan-ˈtesk How to pronounce gigantesque (audio) , -gən- \

Definition of gigantesque

: of enormous or grotesquely large proportions

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Examples of gigantesque in a Sentence

a gigantesque poster of the rock star covered most of the wall

First Known Use of gigantesque

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gigantesque was in 1821

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“Gigantesque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gigantesque. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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