The definition of a giant is a huge human being who fought with the gods in Greek mythology, or any great-sized or great-minded person.(noun)
An example of a giant is Goliath in the story of "David and Goliath."
Giant is defined as of great size, strength or mind.(adjective)
An example of something giant is an ice cream sundae with 10 scoops of ice cream and six toppings.
See giant in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME geant < NormFr gaiant (OFr jaiant) < VL *gagante < L gigas (pl. gigantes), huge fabled beings (in Vulg., giant) < Gr gigas (gen. gigantos), in LXX, a man of great size and strength
See giant in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French geant, jaiant
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *gagās, *gagant-
Origin: , from Latin gigās
Origin: , from Greek.
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