Examples of humongous in a Sentence
a humongous dish of ice cream
I'm sleepy because I ate a humongous lunch.
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Standing 5 feet to nearly 15 feet tall, each has been cut from one or more humongous chunks of black walnut.
A humongous 46-bedroom Texas mansion, for instance, sat empty since 2001 before the owners tried to help turn it into a facility for veterans.
The tuning-fork brand is gunning for Harley with its humongous Star Venture, a full-dress tourer that combines Japanese refinement with a stonking huge V-twin.
Suffused with eye-catching color, any one of these engineering feats almost recall a rare, if humongous, bird—brightly colored to attract observers.
The 365 classic rooms and eleven suites favor soft yellow walls, botanical prints, chaise longues, and humongous beds in maize, periwinkle or coral.
The first iteration of the Interplanetary Transport System relied on the BFR, a humongous 42-engine rocket roughly 400 feet tall when completely assembled.
Modern ostracods today are similarly well-endowed and some produce absolutely humongous sperm, ten times the size of the male himself.
These rotating neutron stars launch humongous flares into the cosmos, but whether those flares are somehow linked to the barrage of radio waves is still a mystery.
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Origin and Etymology of humongous
First Known Use: circa 1967See Words from the same year
Synonymsastronomical (also astronomic), Brobdingnagian, bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), cyclopean, elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantesque, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, huge (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
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