Translation of colossal in Spanish:

colossal

Pronunciation: /kəˈlɑːsəl; kəˈlɒsəl/

adj

  • [colloquial/familiar] [amount/size/building/strength] colosal, descomunal; [idiot] de tomo y lomo [colloquial/familiar]
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    • She has put on a colossal amount of weight though, so I hope she's doing ok and it's not a bad sign.
    • For any of them to become a reality would require a massive amount of consultation, colossal investment and a great deal of faith.
    • It made £4500 in 1973, which was a colossal amount of money.
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    • The five-bay front facade has a three-bay, colossal, fluted, composite order portico which is repeated on the five-bay rear façade.
    • Michelangelo emphasizes the massiveness of the Senators’ palace by using the colossal order and balustrade above a tall base.
    • It is also the only building in the parish with colossal order columns.

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