The weekend was like a giant high-school homecoming for famous comedians.
And then I left the party, and he was sleeping by a giant speaker.
For example, I used to always have nightmares about giant waves, tsunamis essentially.
But this latest atrocity--horrifically ugly, giant emoticons--takes the cake, says Winston Ross.
But SNL built this insane club set that was basically like a giant hot tub, or something.
The atom when it is acting under the direction of a fixed law is a giant in strength.
"Only the wall I have built is so strong I would tear it down," said the giant.
As she withdrew her hands from her face she heard the giant's voice, very much subdued, speaking to her.
"Make it so that she will go beyond the wall of Asgard," said the giant.
Another musket crashed, and in the smoke Brian saw the giant stagger, recover, and go bellowing into the crowd.
c.1300, from Old French geant, earlier jaiant (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *gagantem (nominative gagas), from Latin gigas "giant," from Greek gigas (genitive gigantos), one of a race of savage beings, sons of Gaia and Uranus, eventually destroyed by the gods, probably from a pre-Greek language. Replaced Old English ent, eoten, also gigant. The Greek word was used in Septuagint to refer to men of great size and strength, hence the expanded use in modern languages. Of very tall persons from 1550s; of persons who have any quality in extraordinary degree, from 1530s.
In þat tyme wer here non hauntes Of no men bot of geauntes. [Wace's Chronicle, c.1330]