Definición de Brobdingnagian en inglés:

Brobdingnagian

Saltos de línea: Brob|ding|nag|ian
Pronunciación: /ˌbrɒbdɪŋˈnagɪən
 
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adjetivo

  • Huge; gigantic: a beam engine of Brobdingnagian proportions
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Huge great Brobdingnagian wooden doors open to the King's Cross building site, giving light and air of fair to middling quality.
    • Everything is of Brobdingnagian proportions.
    • Yet half a boot is still man-tall, which suggests the Brobdingnagian proportions of the vanished monument.

sustantivo

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  • A giant.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He never quite stayed still, peeking out of the cattails to eye this Brobdingnagian and see whether it meant any harm.
    • A limber Brobdingnagian hulked about Paris last week.
    • The Brobdingnagians could, if they wished, dominate through their superior size, but they do not.

Origen

early 18th century: from Brobdingnag, the name given by Swift (in Gulliver's Travels) to a land where everything is of huge size, + -ian.

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