[ hyooj or, often, yooj ]
/ hyudʒ or, often, yudʒ /
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adjective, hug·er, hug·est.
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.
OTHER WORDS FOR huge
OPPOSITES FOR huge
1 small, tiny, diminutive.
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Origin of huge
synonym study for huge
1. Huge, enormous, immense, tremendous imply great magnitude. Huge implies massiveness, bulkiness, or even shapelessness: a huge mass of rock; a huge collection of antiques. Enormous, literally out of the norm, applies to what exceeds in extent, magnitude, or degree, a norm or standard: an enormous iceberg. Tremendous, in informal use, applies to anything so huge as to be astonishing or to inspire awe: a tremendous amount of equipment. Immense, literally not measurable, is particularly applicable to what is exceedingly great, without reference to a standard: immense buildings. All are used figuratively: a huge success; enormous curiosity; tremendous effort; immense joy.
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OTHER WORDS FROM huge
hugely, adverbhugeness, nouno·ver·huge, adjectiveo·ver·huge·ly, adverb
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How to use huge in a sentence
Wilcox, meanwhile, brought two of Huger's rifle-guns into position near Dr. Taylor's house, and opened fire.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
For Captain Huger was as tender and as kind to him as his own dear father.A Confederate Girl's Diary|Sarah Margan Dawson
And it sloped away from us into dim distance as though leading into huger cavities below.Astounding Stories, April, 1931|Various
Eight o'clock—nine o'clock—ten—passed, and there was no sound of Huger's guns.
Longstreet's line was more than a mile in extent, and yet Huger and Whiting had not fired a cartridge.
British Dictionary definitions for huge
/ (hjuːdʒ) /
extremely large in size, amount, or scopeArchaic form: hugeous
Derived forms of hugehugeness, noun
Word Origin for huge
C13: from Old French ahuge, of uncertain origin
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