Definition of Godzilla in English:


Syllabification: God·zil·la
Pronunciation: /gädˈzilə


informal humorous
  • 1A particularly enormous example (of something): a Godzilla of a condominium tower
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    • It's the attack of the 50-foot art-film-fusion monster - a Godzilla of cinematic conceit!
    • This must rate as the Godzilla of all teen strops.
    • The closer you get to the top of the supply chain, the more you face the two Godzillas of the industry Delphi and Visteon.
  • 2A person or thing likened to a frightful and menacing creature: Don’t let Nurse Godzilla catch you. She’ll raise holy hell
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    • And then Auntie Kim would turn into a raging, female Godzilla and possibly endanger the species of mankind forever.
    • Grown men jumped up and ran away, crying ‘dog’, making us look at the mutt at the end of the leash to see if it had instantly metamorphosed into a doggie Godzilla.
    • Sure it may be robots taking care of the elderly now but it's not a far cry from a robotic Godzilla taking over the world!


from the name of a huge prehistoric monster featured in a series of Japanese films from 1954.

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