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huge

Syllabification: huge
Pronunciation: /(h)yo͞oj
 
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Definition of huge in English:

adjective (huger, hugest)

Extremely large; enormous: a huge area he made a huge difference to the team
More example sentences
  • From our point of view we are not going to see a huge difference, if anything at all.
  • We had two awesome pit stops by the crew that really made a huge difference to our results.
  • One class was doing it and one not and the difference in the class that did it was huge.
Synonyms
epic, Herculean, Brobdingnagian
informal jumbo, mega, monster, king-size(d), economy-size(d), oversize(d), super-size(d), whopping, humongous, honking, hulking, astronomical, cosmic, ginormous

Origin

Middle English: shortening of Old French ahuge, of unknown origin.

Derivatives

hugeness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • A high profile function is directly proportionate to the hugeness of the lamp in this part of the State.
  • Brian wanted each note to sound ‘as if it was disappearing into the hugeness of the universe’, and - staggeringly enough - that's exactly how it feels.
  • The view of the unbroken forest canopy stretching away to the horizon defies description; it is a vision of a world untroubled by time, a revelation of the hugeness and wholeness of nature.

Words that rhyme with huge

kludge, luge, scrooge, smoodge, stooge

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