humongous

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

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.>

Variants of humongous

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humungous

\-ˈməŋ-gəs\

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

Definition of humongous for English Language Learners

  • : very large


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