gargantuan gargantuan  /ɡɑr ˈɡæn tʃu ən/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of great mass; huge and bulky

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Many people in Taiwan are also fearful that gargantuan China will end up absorbing their tiny island if ties become too close.
  2. Its mission: blocking a gargantuan dam-building project that could have destroyed beautiful landscape and fragile ecosystems surrounding Europe's last wild river.
  3. The gargantuan Mall of the Emirates has an indoor ski slope with real snow, should you fancy a quick slalom between shopping and hitting the beach.

News

  1. Renegade Wendy's kills giant 'T-Rex' burger

    Canadian carnivores are mourning the extinction of 'T-Rex,' a gargantuan nine-patty cheeseburger that a renegade Wendy's had sold since the meat monster was hatched as a magazine spoof several years ago.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

  2. An m-commerce site that ‘defies all mobile web standards’

    GNC’s gargantuan home page takes 41 seconds to load, Keynote says. Who will wait?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: InternetRetailer.com

  3. 6 of the Most Famous Agents in World Football and Who They Look After

    Like them or not—and when questioned, most fans will most likely fall into the second category—in a world where football has become a gargantuan, multimillionaire business, agents are here to stay.  At one point, the introduction of player representatives was a positive step forward for the sport, ensuring that players were not exploited by their clubs and would be properly rewarded for their ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "I'm actually tempted to laugh," Amaechi told The Miami Herald. "Finally, someone who is honest. It is ridiculous, absurd, petty, bigoted and shows a lack of empathy that is gargantuan and unfathomable. But it is honest. And it illustrates...
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: John Amaechi Source: SI.com

  2. "What the American people would like us to do is not make this gargantuan mistake," McConnell told ABC television, portraying the reforms as costly for Americans in the short-term. "The benefits don't kick in for four years. Just looking at...
    on Mar 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: AFP

  3. "There's no question that in the early days of this conflict, gargantuan, I mean huge mistakes, were made," McCaskill said.
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Claire McCaskill Source: Washington Post

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