- 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
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Examples from the Web for hugest
“You see how the war affects every single character, and in the hugest way possible,” added Dan Stevens.The Brits' Surprising Emmy Hit
August 29, 2011
Then on the hill that hugest of balefires the warriors wakened.Beowulf
It was the swordfish—and certainly one of immense size—the hugest yet.Tales of Fishes
From there a door led into the hugest kitchen Heidi had ever seen.Heidi
But to our strength, even the hugest of the rocks was movable.Wandl the Invader
Raymond King Cummings
There entered the hugest masked man that they ever had seen.The Fifth Queen Crowned
Ford Madox Ford
- extremely large in size, amount, or scopeArchaic form: hugeous
Word Origin and History for hugest
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.