Definition of humongous
: extremely large : huge a humongous building humongous amounts of money
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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And special mention must be made of James Misenheimer’s scenic design, a realistic recreation of the Sun recording studio that, in the show’s final moments, is transformed through Sean Glass’ lighting into a humongous flashing jukebox.
This humongous cohort— by January 1967, an estimated 30,000 turned out for the Human Be-In in Golden Gate Park—was dedicated to turning on.
Bruce Freeman, long ago from Philadelphia, has been hauling people on humongous vehicles to the edge of the ice field, and explaining ice science to them, for a decade.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — There may be no more potent reminder of California’s humongous snowfall than the plows still clearing roads that snake across the state’s highest mountains as summer approaches.
Remember those humongous shoulder pads of the 1980s?
The HMTCA Beekeepers even have their own business card that is hard to misplace: a cheerful golden yellow with a drawing of a humongous bee in flight.
Or the year after that, when photos taken from Prismatic Tour featured her flanked with faceless background dancers donning large earrings and humongous fake asses.
There was humongous pressure out there with all the people watching.
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Origin and Etymology of humongous
perhaps alteration of huge + monstrous
First Known Use: circa 1967See Words from the same year
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Definition of humongous for English Language Learners
: very large
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