Examples of gigantic in a Sentence
a raccoon got into the trash and now there's a gigantic mess in our backyard
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During Wednesday's Game 1 of the Yankees-Indians doubleheader in New York, the YES broadcast focused in on a stadium staffer bringing an absurdly gigantic food order to either fans in premium seats or the Yankees clubhouse.
So your gigantic challenge right now is NOT to stop obsessing over your ex.
The hotel is clearly catering to millennials, with its enormous non-gambling play space of indoor/outdoor bocce ball courts, ping pong, darts, shuffle board, skee-ball, and a gigantic sports bar.
In my dreams, the roast is presented on one of those gigantic gleaming silver wagons with sliding dome covers that open to reveal the fragrant temptation.
This is because in order to reach the natural resources and markets that have so dramatically expanded Chinese economic fortunes, a gigantic proportion of their shipping must pass through one of two straits well beyond their territorial waters.
In the green hills east of San Francisco, a group of peaceful Sufis proposed a gigantic sanctuary in the town of Saranap.
In another provision, Senate appropriators once again have moved to zero out funding for the U.S. contribution to ITER, the gigantic fusion experiment under construction in Saint-Paul-lès-Durance, France.
The gigantic water gun is powered by nitrogen gas, and can shoot out water at speeds of 243 miles per hour, reports Nina Golgowski for the Huffington Post.
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Origin and Etymology of gigantic
First Known Use: 1630See Words from the same year
Synonymsastronomical (also astronomic), Brobdingnagian, bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), cyclopean, elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantesque, huge, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, oceanic, pharaonic, planetary, prodigious, super, super-duper, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping
Antonymsbantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, Lilliputian, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee
Related Wordsbig, bulky, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous; august, formidable, grandiose, imposing, lofty, majestic; cavernous, monolithic, overwhelming, staggering, stupendous, towering; boundless, immeasurable, infinite
Near Antonymslittle, mini, petite, pint-size (or pint-sized), puny, small, smallish, undersized (also undersize); dinky, dwarfish, half-pint
Synonym Discussion of gigantic
- an enormous expense
- an immense shopping mall
- incurred a huge debt
- the vast Russian steppes
- a gigantic sports stadium
- a colossal statue of Lincoln
- a mammoth boulder
GIGANTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gigantic for English Language Learners
: extremely large
GIGANTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of gigantic for Students
- Gigantic waves crashed on the beach.
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