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Meaning of GARGANTUAN

Pronunciation:  gâr'ganchooun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of great mass; huge and bulky; "a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"
 

GARGANTUAN is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: big, elephantine, giant, jumbo, large
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gar*gan"tu*an\ (?; 135), a. [From Gargantua, an
allegorical hero of Rabelais.]
Characteristic of Gargantua, a gigantic, wonderful personage;
enormous; prodigious; inordinate.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abysmal, amplitudinous, astronomic, astronomical, Atlantean, awesome, boundless, Brobdingnagian, bulky, colossal, cosmic, Cyclopean, elephantine, enormous, epic, extensive, galactic, giant, giantlike, gigantic, Herculean, heroic, Homeric, huge, immeasurable, immense, infinite, jumbo, king-size, large, mammoth, massive, massy, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, outsize, overgrown, prodigious, profound, sizable, spacious, stupendous, titanic, towering, tremendous, vast, voluminous, weighty
 

 

 

 

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