Definition of Pantagruelian in English:


Syllabification: Pan·ta·gru·el·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˌpan(t)əɡro͞oˈelēən


Enormous: a Pantagruelian banquet
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  • It is a sad fact that the great poets of yore would have been nothing without Pantagruelian drug habits which inspired and fuelled their genius.
  • The Pantagruelian warrior gives a booming laugh, his mighty hammer bar resting easily on his shoulder.
  • "I missed about 30 cases in those nine months," said Toots, happily pouring down Pantagruelian shots of brandy.


late 17th century: from Pantagruel (the name of an enormous giant in Rabelais's Gargantua and Pantagruel) + -ian.

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