- 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 hugely
Hollywood has developed a habit of relying on what worked best in the past, and 300 was hugely successful.Meet Moses the Swashbuckling Israelite
December 14, 2014
In his first term, Dan Malloy enacted a hugely ambitious progressive agenda.Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to Democrats: Grow a Pair
November 19, 2014
Many were just eager to forget, absolve, or overlook serious accusations, simply because doing so would be hugely convenient.It’s Not Just Cosby: Hollywood’s Long List of Male Scumbags
November 19, 2014
The fall of Aleppo will be hugely tragic—“psychologically and optically devastating,” says Itani.Is Obama Done Playing Footsie With Assad?
November 17, 2014
The telegenic former state attorney general and federal judge is Hispanic and hugely popular in Nevada.The Secret GOP Swing State Election Romp
October 28, 2014
With the words, he left the room, in his wake a hugely relieved Smithson.Within the Law
Then the kittens came out and sat around, and enjoyed it all hugely.Johnny Bear
E. T. Seton
All were hugely amused, but one, Mr. Pulcifer, was hilarious.Galusha the Magnificent
Joseph C. Lincoln
They are told that they will be hugely benefited, but nobody can tell them how.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
For a mile or more the two lads speeded along, enjoying it hugely.Tom Swift and his Motor-boat
- very much; enormously
- extremely large in size, amount, or scopeArchaic form: hugeous
Word Origin and History for hugely
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.