- extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or extent: a huge ship; a huge portion of ice cream.
- of unbounded extent, scope, or character; limitless: the huge genius of Mozart.
- Slang. very important, successful, popular, etc.: The show is huge in Britain.
Origin of huge
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Examples from the Web for huge
Music is a huge part of the tone of Black Dynamite overall—going back to the original 2009 movie on which the series is based.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical
January 9, 2015
And, as Gow adds wryly from his own personal experience, “To a huge extent they achieved that aim very well.”‘Nazi Cows’ Tried to Kill British Farmer
January 6, 2015
Last March they gave Airbus a huge piece of new business, ordering 169 A320s and 65 of the slightly larger A321.
In doing so he exposed the failure of other airlines in the region to see the huge pent-up demand for cheap travel.
Beyond the huge American flag that hung over the street, the mile-long mass of cops ended.Funeral Protest Is Too Much for NYPD Union Boss
January 5, 2015
Robert pointed in silence to the huge rock which lay on the track.Brave and Bold
The bucklers were huge shields, and the weapons were wooden swords.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
Then there was a furious clamor and a huge dog rushed at him.Way of the Lawless
He was smoking his big briar and drinking a huge glass of brown beer.Ballads of a Bohemian
Robert W. Service
He brought his huge fist down on the desk with violence, and his voice was forbidding.Within the Law
- extremely large in size, amount, or scopeArchaic form: hugeous
Word Origin and History for huge
mid-12c., apparently a shortening of Old French ahuge, ahoge "extremely large, enormous; mighty, powerful," itself of uncertain origin. Expanded form hugeous is attested from early 15c. Related: Hugeness.