Examples of humongous in a Sentence
a humongous dish of ice cream
I'm sleepy because I ate a humongous lunch.
Recent Examples of humongous from the Web
One humongous home's annual tax bill is $124,000 (or $10,333 a month).
The track sold 1,000 copies in America for the week of Feb. 22 - March 1, according to Nielsen Music -- up a humongous 4,505 percent in sales from the week before.
Salvini says Italians mustn’t take orders from Brussels or Berlin and, despite its humongous debt, short-term volatility shouldn’t be a worry for Italy.
About three billion light-years away, that mysterious object continually hurls humongous blasts of radio waves into the cosmos.
Italy’s humongous debt is one thing investors don’t have to worry about – at least in the short term.
Excellent reporting by Begnaud, leading to this question: How stupid was FEMA to give such a humongous contract to such a tiny company?
Swan whisperer To say that the Swansea renaissance is remarkable would be a humongous understatement.
There’s no time limit to finish the humongous burrito, which Burrito King claims is worth $35.
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Origin and Etymology of humongous
First Known Use: circa 1967See Words from the same year
astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, oceanic, planetary, prodigious, super, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping;
bantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee;
big, 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;
HUMONGOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of humongous for English Language Learners
: very large
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