Definition of ginormous in English:

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Pronunciation: /jīˈnôrməs/


informal, humorous
Extremely large; enormous: a ginormous five-volume treatment of Greek and Arabic medicine
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  • Then, come the year end, I have receipts for five envelopes, two stamps and a computer disk to set against my vast and ginormous tax bill.
  • And an elephant's heart beats really slowly, as it is ginormous.
  • Home of the largest collection of modern art in Europe, as the ginormous banner draped over the outside proudly proclaimed.


1940s (originally military slang): blend of gigantic and enormous.

Words that rhyme with ginormous


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Syllabification: gi·nor·mous

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