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[jahy-nawr-muh s]
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adjective Informal.
  1. extremely large; huge.
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Related Words for ginormous

enormous, tremendous, humongous, colossal, monumental, whopping, gigantic, considerable, vast, sizeable, astronomic, epic, jumbo, mammoth, massive, monster, prodigious, ginormous, mega, behemoth

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British Dictionary definitions for ginormous


  1. informal very large
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Word Origin for ginormous

C20: blend of giant or gigantic and enormous
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Word Origin and History for ginormous


1948, perhaps originally military colloquial, from a merger of gigantic + enormous.

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