humongous humongous  /hju ˈmɔŋ ɡəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used informally) very large

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Better make that a humongous stimulus package.
  2. I was a humongous Mia Hamm fan.
  3. Philadelphia announced a humongous hot zone of its own in September.

News

  1. Friction Facts: Bigger pulleys really are more efficient

    Pro road racers who use Berner's uniquely oversized rear derailleur cages have sworn time and again that they reduce drivetrain friction thanks to their humongous 15-tooth pulleys. Now, Jason Smith of Boulder-based lab Friction Facts has confirmed that claim with his own independent testing. Berner-equipped racers such as Fabian Cancellara , Edvald Boasson Hagen , Philippe Gilbert and others ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

  2. First Slice 6/11/13: U.S. Sen. to investigate 'exorbitant' salaries for Atlanta Housing Authority employees

    U.S. Poet Laureate and Emory University professor Natasha Trethewey has been appointed to a second term as the nation's premier poetry ambassador. According to NBC News , the Atlanta Botanical Garden's "humongous" plant sculptures have taken the city by storm.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

  3. Arab Sheikhs Are Going Crazy For This $3 Million Motor Home

    The humongous, 40-foot-long eleMMent Palazzo from Austrian company Marchi Mobile is covered with gold and comes with a ton of luxury features, including a 40-inch flat screen, a pop-up cocktail lounge, a fireplace, a master bedroom, and underfloor heating.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Insider

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Quotes

  1. "It's humongous, it's huge," Roenick said. "Especially being in the division with the Stanley Cup champions. Obviously it's a good feeling, but it's the first step in the process that we have in our minds right now."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Jeremy Roenick Source: Sports Network

  2. "The demand for electricity is humongous, given the billion-plus population, rising aspirations and the high rate of economic growth. We are ready to bring into full play our investment mobilisation capabilities, as well as our superior project...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Dhirubhai Ambani Source: india-server.com

  3. "He wants to double the capital gains tax, or almost double it," Huizenga told the Sun-Sentinel newspaper of Obama. "I'd rather give it to charity than to him......if you do it this year or you do it next year, the difference is humongous...
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Wayne Huizenga Source: AHN

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