[hyoo-juh s or, often, yoo-]


Origin of hugeous

First recorded in 1520–30; huge + -ous
Related formshuge·ous·ly, adverbhuge·ous·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for hugeous

Historical Examples of hugeous

  • He heaved a hugeous sigh then and looked at the waiting man.

  • There towered the shoulders of Mr. Pericles; his head looking diminished by the hugeous collar.

  • "Hugeous," "Thank you most dumbly," were among the sallies of wit which Ivan hurled at his audience from time to time.

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  • My better half has written a 'hugeous' novel, and she is going to read it aloud to-day.

  • Now the giant no sooner heard this valiant challenge than he rushed forth to the combat, armed with a hugeous crowbar of iron.

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