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Meaning of GIGANTIC

Pronunciation:  jI'gantik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth; "a gigantic redwood"; "gigantic disappointment"; "a mammoth ship"; "a mammoth multinational corporation"
 

GIGANTIC is a 8 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: big, large, mammoth
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gi*gan"tic\, a. [L. gigas, -antis, giant. See
{Giant}.]
1. Of extraordinary size; like a giant.

2. Such as a giant might use, make, or cause; immense;
   tremendous; extraordinarly; as, gigantic deeds; gigantic
   wickedness. --Milton.

         When descends on the Atlantic The gigantic Strom
         wind of the equinox.                  --Longfellow.

 
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