giant giant  /ˈdʒaɪ ənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any creature of exceptional size
  2. (n) a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  3. (n) an unusually large enterprise
  4. (n) a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
  5. (n) someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
  6. (n) an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales
  7. (n) a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
  8. (adj) of great mass; huge and bulky

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The giant slalom in Nagano will involve threading through gates along a 3,100-ft.
  2. A giant panda would be the perfect diplomatic exclamation point to the visit.
  3. If India's environment is on the whole healthier than its giant neighbor China's, that's because India is developing much more slowly.

News

  1. Giant Digitally-Animated Fireworks Display Glitters On Toshiba Vision and TDK Screens Atop One Times Square to ...

    Giant Digitally-Animated Fireworks Display Glitters On One Times Square to Celebrate Independence Day (PRWeb July 03, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10894682.htm
    on July 3, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Red Giant Entertainment Confirms Panel Presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2013

    Red Giant Entertainment Inc. , an innovative Intellectual Property company specializing in high-quality characters and content for use in a variety of media and entertainment, is pleased to announce the ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Giant Panda at Atlanta Zoo Expecting Her 4th Cub

    Giant panda at Atlanta zoo expecting her 4th cub; birth expected in 2 to 3 weeks        
    on July 2, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "He was my closest and most valuable adviser while I served as president. I respected him and attempted in every way to remain in his good graces," Carter said. "He was a giant among legislators, and was courageous in espousing controversial...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Parkersburg News

  2. "In other words, Barack Obama's tax plan would convert the IRS into a giant welfare agency, redistributing massive amounts of wealth at the direction of politicians in Washington," McCain said in the radio address.
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: John McCain Source: TIME

  3. "I would have loved nothing more than to retire as a Giant in the place where I call home and have shared so many momentous moments with all of you, but there is more baseball in me and I plan on continuing my career," Bonds wrote. "My quest...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Barry Bonds Source: New York Times

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