gi·​nor·​mous jī-ˈnȯr-məs How to pronounce ginormous (audio)
: extremely large : humongous
had a ginormous house with a swimming pool and a pool table

Examples of ginormous in a Sentence

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Word History


gigantic + enormous

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ginormous was in 1942

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“Ginormous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition



blend of gigantic and enormous

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