- 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 hugeness
She knew why he had told her, her whole heart spoke of the hugeness of it.Michael
E. F. Benson
Mount Tacoma is not simply a volcanic cone, peculiar for its hugeness.Mount Rainier
Insects by their smallness, the mammoth by its hugeness, terrible.Anima Poet
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I had always lived in the castle, and was used to its hugeness, of which I only knew corners.The White People
Frances Hodgson Burnett
There blackberries attained Brobdignagian hugeness, rich and delicious.Blazing The Way
Emily Inez Denny
- extremely large in size, amount, or scopeArchaic form: hugeous
Word Origin and History for hugeness
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.