Origin of Titanesque

From French, dating back to 1880–85; see origin at Titan, -esque
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Historical Examples of titanesque

  • Suddenly Max Graub rose, his bulky form and great height giving him an almost Titanesque appearance in the gloom of the chamber.

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    Marie Corelli

British Dictionary definitions for titanesque


  1. resembling a Titan; gigantic
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