- extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or extent: a huge ship; a huge portion of ice cream.
- of unbounded extent, scope, or character; limitless: the huge genius of Mozart.
- Slang. very important, successful, popular, etc.: The show is huge in Britain.
Origin of huge
Synonyms for huge
Antonyms for huge
Related Words for hugerenormous, humongous, tremendous, great, monstrous, magnificent, giant, colossal, immense, monumental, mammoth, massive, gargantuan, towering, gigantic, extensive, vast, bulky, elephantine, gross
Examples from the Web for huger
Historical Examples of huger
Bollman leaps from his horse and throws the bridle to Huger.
Huger lifted him up and then started off to recover the horse.
Charleston was the next stopping-place; this was the home of the Huger family.
What is huger or more formidable in appearance than the elephant?Plutarch's Morals
For Captain Huger was as tender and as kind to him as his own dear father.A Confederate Girl's Diary
Sarah Margan Dawson
- extremely large in size, amount, or scopeArchaic form: hugeous
Word Origin for huge
mid-12c., apparently a shortening of Old French ahuge, ahoge "extremely large, enormous; mighty, powerful," itself of uncertain origin. Expanded form hugeous is attested from early 15c. Related: Hugeness.