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Meaning of HUGE

Pronunciation:  hyooj

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope; "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

HUGE is a 4 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: big, immense, large, vast



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Huge\, a. [Compar. {Huger}; superl. {Hugest}.] [OE. huge,
hoge, OF. ahuge, ahoge.]
Very large; enormous; immense; excessive; -- used esp. of
material bulk, but often of qualities, extent, etc.; as, a
huge ox; a huge space; a huge difference. ``The huge
confusion.'' --Chapman. ``A huge filly.'' --Jer. Taylor. --
{Huge"ly}, adv. -- {Huge"ness}, n.

      Doth it not flow as hugely as the sea.   --Shak.

Syn: Enormous; gigantic; colossal; immense; prodigious; vast.

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