Definition of huge
: very large or extensive: such asa : of great size or area huge buildingsb : great in scale or degree a huge deficit a huge undertaking They're having a huge sale tomorrow. The crowds were huge. Your help made a huge difference.c : great in scope or character a dancer of huge talent
Examples of huge in a Sentence
Renovating the house is a huge undertaking.
The store is having a huge sale tomorrow.
Recent Examples of huge from the Web
An offer would be huge for Love, a lifelong Alabama fan.
What’s more, over the haul, climate change itself threatens to impose huge costs on the economy.
A developer of luxury homes has pleaded no contest in Los Angeles to misdemeanor charges stemming from construction of a huge Bel Air mansion that the city says has extensive features that were never approved.
Clay Thompson, the first batter to face Torres, had a huge at-bat.
But despite a huge health care reform plan, its public hospitals are overburdened, with too few beds and doctors to deliver the kind of care that many in the West take for granted.
In Sioux City, an afternoon's drive from the Humeston pig farm, Seaboard Triumph Foods is building a huge, $300 million plant that will span almost a million square feet and process upward of 20,000 hogs a day.
Under the grass, beneath a clay cap behind a chain link fence, are huge amounts of hazardous chemicals in concentrations that could pose a major health risk to humans and wildlife.
A gigantic new research submarine designed by Russia will travel underneath ice floes, mapping its underwater surroundings with a pair of huge plane-like wings.
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Origin and Etymology of huge
Middle English, from Old French ahuge
First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of huge
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Definition of huge for English Language Learners
: very large : very great in size, amount, or degree
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