humongous

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adjective hu·mon·gous \hyü-ˈməŋ-gəs, yü-, -ˈmäŋ-\
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humungous

\hyü-ˈməŋ-gəs\

Definition of humongous

  1. :  extremely large :  huge a humongous building humongous amounts of money

Examples of humongous in a Sentence

  1. a humongous dish of ice cream

  2. I'm sleepy because I ate a humongous lunch.

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Origin and Etymology of humongous

perhaps alteration of huge + monstrous


First Known Use: circa 1967


HUMONGOUS Defined for English Language Learners

humongous

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Definition of humongous for English Language Learners

  • : very large


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