Definition of loom large
- Rising tuition costs loom large in the minds of many parents.
- She was a critic who loomed large in literary circles.
: a frame or machine for interlacing (see interlace 1) at right angles two or more sets of threads or yarns to form a cloth
: to come into sight in enlarged or distorted and indistinct form often as a result of atmospheric conditions
: to appear in an impressively great or exaggerated form
: to take shape as an impending occurrence
: the indistinct and exaggerated appearance of something seen on the horizon or through fog or darkness
: ample, abundant
: extensive, broad
: in abundance : amply, liberally
: with the wind abaft the beam
: in a large manner : extravagantly
: liberality, generosity
: a thousand dollars
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