- very large; huge: a gigantic statue.
- of, like, or befitting a giant.
Origin of gigantic
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Antonyms for gigantic
Related Words for gigantichuge, giant, colossal, monstrous, vast, enormous, immense, mammoth, massive, jumbo, gargantuan, tremendous, Herculean, blimp, Brobdingnagian, elephantine, gross, monster, prodigious, stupendous
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Contemporary Examples of gigantic
The five men, their Land Rover, and their supplies were loaded into the gigantic military aircraft.The Original Ebola Hunter
September 14, 2014
A gigantic solar storm could fry power grids, knocking out electricity for months.The Sun Is Pummeling Earth. Now What? Solar Storms for Dummies
September 12, 2014
In January 1915 gigantic German Zeppelin airships appeared in the night over London and dropped bombs at random.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive
August 3, 2014
Consider the gigantic implications of this precise logical observation.Today’s Wonky Elite Is in Love With the Wrong French Intellectual
April 23, 2014
Maybe they were afraid of something (like the gigantic Short-faced Bear in the south).Incontrovertible Evidence Proves the First Americans Came From Asia
March 27, 2014
Historical Examples of gigantic
The essence of the continental system is its gigantic scale.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
I left the baggage in charge of four gigantic mastiffs which we had brought with us.
But what are such figures in comparison with the gigantic amounts of our savings and capital?
A gigantic jellyfish, that's what it was, a hundred miles across!
What a gigantic folly; the only one committed by this Congress.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
- very large; enormousa gigantic error
- Also: gigantesque (ˌdʒaɪɡænˈtɛsk) of or suitable for giants