Share this entry
hugely Line breaks: huge¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈhjuːdʒli/

Definition of hugely in English:


[often as submodifier]
Very much; to a very great extent: a hugely expensive house
More example sentences
  • A pub chain is to extend its no-smoking ban after a hugely successful trial in Bradford.
  • Also playing their part in a hugely successful day were four students from York University.
  • The political backdrop is a huge and hugely successful public access arrangement.
very much, to a great extent;
Scottish  unco;
French très;
Northern English  right
informal terrifically, awfully, terribly, devilishly, madly, majorly, seriously, desperately, mega, ultra, oh-so, too-too, stinking, mucho, damn, damned, too … for words
informal, , dated devilish, hellish, frightfully
British informal ever so, well, bloody, dead, dirty, jolly, fair
North American informal real, mighty, powerful, awful, plumb, darned, way, bitching
South African informal lekker
archaic exceeding, sore
Definition of hugely in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Related Words