brobdingnagian brobdingnagian  /b ˌrɔb dɪɡ ˈnæ ɡi ən/


  1. (adj) huge; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Brobdingnag
  2. (adj) unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope



  1. Yvonne Younis, 7, lay down on a brobdingnagian desk top, twelve times normal size, beside a ruler in the same scale and found that she is 4 in.
  2. That is the $56 billion scheme for safeguarding the proposed MX system, a brobdingnagian shell game meant to foil a Soviet attack on the missiles.
  3. Gregory Peck, indomitable as ever, was the leader of a crack World War II commando unit dispatched to destroy a brobdingnagian Nazi artillery unit.


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