elephantine elephantine  /ˌɛ lə ˈfæn ˌtin/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of great mass; huge and bulky

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  1. Mama Jumbo does what she can to shield Dumbo from the taunts of other elephants and circus visitors, but when some mischievous boys tug at his ears, she goes into an elephantine rage.
  2. The space agency came back with an elephantine 30-year plan that involved construction bays and fuel depots in low-Earth orbit and carried a jaw-dropping price tag of $450 billion.
  3. Two small eateries serve slightly less elephantine fare in charming surroundings.

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