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gigantic

División en sílabas: gi·gan·tic
Pronunciación: /jīˈɡan(t)ik
 
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Definición de gigantic en inglés:

adjetivo

Of very great size or extent; huge or enormous: a gigantic concrete tower
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • What started as a small bonfire has grown to the size of a gigantic tip.
  • There was a gigantic tower on the bar graph for the number of people who were sick on a Monday.
  • I get confused between giant prawns, crayfish and langoustine, but these were gigantic.
Sinónimos
huge, enormous, vast, extensive, very big, very large, giant, massive, colossal, mammoth, immense, monumental, mountainous, titanic, towering, elephantine, king-size(d), economy-size(d), gargantuan
informal mega, monster, whopping, humongous, jumbo, hulking, bumper, ginormous

Origen

early 17th century (in the sense 'like or suited to a giant'): from Latin gigas, gigant- (see giant) + -ic.

Derivados

gigantically

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Pronunciación: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverbio
Example sentences
  • It's been a gigantically emotional day for me.
  • The odds were gigantically stacked against them.
  • Our enormous country is really a tiny principality, in which our leaders loom gigantically large in the quiet green landscape.

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