- of huge size; gigantic; tremendous.
- an inhabitant of Brobdingnag.
- a being of tremendous size; giant.
Origin of Brobdingnagian
Related Words for brobdingnagianbig, colossal, giant, huge, immense, mammoth, tremendous, behemoth, Bunyanesque, elephantine, enormous, gargantuan, gigantic, great, Herculean, hulking, humongous, jumbo, large, massive
Examples from the Web for brobdingnagian
Historical Examples of brobdingnagian
It is dirty, so much I will grant; and it is of a Brobdingnagian smell.Europe After 8:15
H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
He had no difficulty in recognizing Susy's peculiarly Brobdingnagian school-girl hand.Clarence
The chirp is very loud, something like a Brobdingnagian grasshopper.The Letters of Charles Dickens
The chirp is very loud: something like a Brobdingnagian grasshopper.
The produce was Brobdingnagian, but worthless except to dig into the ground.The Dwelling House
George Vivian Poore
- gigantic; huge; immense