The defensive line was huge in the second half.
The huge influence of the Hellenic world.
Our next album is going to be huge!; in our league our coach is huge!
An example of huge is the size of an elephant compared to a mouse.
Origin of huge
- Middle English from Old French ahuge
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English huge, from Old French ahuge (“high, lofty, great, large, huge”), from a hoge (“at height”), from a (“at, to”) + hoge (“a hill, height”), from Frankish *haug, *houg (“height, hill”) or Old Norse haugr (“hill”), both from Proto-Germanic *haugaz (“hill, mound”), from Proto-Indo-European *koukos (“hill, mound”). Akin to Old High German houg (“mound”) (whence German Hügel (“hill”)), Icelandic haugr (“mound”), Lithuanian kaukaras (“hill”), Old High German hōh (“high”) (whence German hoch), Old English hēah (“high”). More at high.