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gargantuan

Syllabification: gar·gan·tu·an
Pronunciation: /ɡärˈɡan(t)SH(əw)ən
 
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Definition of gargantuan in English:

adjective

Enormous: a gargantuan appetite
More example sentences
  • However, for those of us for whom it also is work, it is a stamina and endurance challenge of gargantuan proportions.
  • As befits a man with a gargantuan appetite, he chose the menu himself.
  • A whole new sector with a gargantuan appetite for power was emerging.
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Origin

late 16th century: from Gargantua, the name of a voracious giant in Rabelais' book of the same name (1534), + -an.

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