Gigantic meaning

jī-găntĭk
The definition of gigantic is extremely large or huge.

An example of something gigantic is an elephant in comparison to a mouse.

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Very large.
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In the manner of a giant.
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Exceedingly large in size, extent, or amount, especially for its kind.

A gigantic toadstool.

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Very big; huge; colossal; enormous; immense.
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Very great in scope or importance.

A gigantic mistake.

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Of, like, or fit for a giant.
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Origin of gigantic

  • From Latin gigās gigant- giant giant or from Greek gigantikos (from gigās gigant- giant)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek γιγαντικός (gigantikos).

    From Wiktionary