ginormous

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adjective gi·nor·mous \jī-ˈnȯr-məs\

Definition of ginormous

  1. :  extremely large :  humongous had a ginormous house with a swimming pool and a pool table

Origin and Etymology of ginormous

gigantic + enormous


First Known Use: 1942


GINORMOUS Defined for English Language Learners

ginormous

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adjective gi·nor·mous \jī-ˈnȯr-məs\

Definition of ginormous for English Language Learners

  • : extremely large


GINORMOUS Defined for Kids

ginormous

adjective gi·nor·mous \jī-ˈnȯr-məs\

Definition of ginormous for Students

  1. :  extremely large …in the afternoon we rappelled up some ginormous trees… — R.J. Palacio, Wonder


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