supercolossal

adjective
su·​per·​co·​los·​sal | \ ˌsü-pər-kə-ˈlä-səl How to pronounce supercolossal (audio) \

Definition of supercolossal

: extremely colossal : of extraordinarily large or astonishing size or degree Eventually, a similar fate may await most monster galaxies. At one point in the distant future, the cluster members will slowly merge together into only a few supercolossal galaxies that will end up dominating the cosmos.— Andrew Fazekas An undertaking this enormous requires help on the production end, though, and the coffee giant has found just the appropriately supercolossal bottling conglomerate to lend a hand …— Clint Rainey … those too young to understand the supercolossal charisma and appeal of the tragic Marilyn herself …— Rex Reed

First Known Use of supercolossal

1871, in the meaning defined above

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“Supercolossal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercolossal. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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