- an imaginary female being of human form but superhuman size, strength, etc.
- any very large woman.
Origin of giantess
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Examples from the Web for giantess
In my novel Sexing the Cherry (1989) I invented a character called the Dog Woman; a giantess who lives on the River Thames.Only Six Books: Excerpt From Jeanette Winterson’s New Memoir
March 7, 2012
Yet he would be a bold man who would administer emetics to the Giantess.American Notes
She was very tall indeed, six feet, but she looked like a giantess.My Double Life
Well,” said the giantess, when she came in, “is there anything you wish?Irish Fairy Tales
He was not wont to miss his mark, and the giantess fled, howling.Told by the Northmen:
E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
"Well, I'll come back again," said the giantess, and she went away.The Golden Spears
Word Origin and History for giantess
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