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

Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supercolossal was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Supercolossal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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