Definition of humongous in English:

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humongous

Pronunciation: /hjuːˈmʌŋɡəs/
(also humungous)

adjective

informal, chiefly North American
Huge; enormous: a humongous steak
More example sentences
  • I think everyone will agree these are huge loses - humungous losses.
  • Lots of people would sign up if they could grow a gigantic potato or a monstrous zucchini or a humungous tomato.
  • The gigantic horse was a humongous black beast with flashing green eyes and a name to suit: Thunderhead.

Origin

1970s (originally US): possibly based on huge and monstrous, influenced by the stress pattern of stupendous.

Words that rhyme with humongous

fungous, fungus

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: hu¦mon|gous

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