Definition of humongous in English:


Line breaks: hu¦mon|gous
Pronunciation: /hjuːˈmʌŋgəs
(also humungous)


informal , chiefly North American
  • Huge; enormous: a humongous steak
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    • 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.


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

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