AskDefine | Define huge

Dictionary Definition

huge adj : unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope; "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge [syn: immense, vast, Brobdingnagian]

User Contributed Dictionary




From ahuge.


  1. Very large
    The castle was huge.
  2. Distinctly interesting, significant, or important.
    Our next album is going to be huge!.

Derived terms


very large
  • Arabic: ضخم
  • Chinese: 巨大
  • Czech: ohromný
  • Danish: enorm, kæmpestor
  • Dutch: reusachtig
  • Finnish: valtava
  • French: énorme
  • German: sehr groß
  • Greek: τεράστιος
  • Icelandic: risastór, gríðarstór
  • Italian: enorme
  • Japanese: 巨大
  • Korean: 거대한
  • Norwegian: gigantisk, enorm, diger
  • Portuguese: enorme
  • Russian: огромный
  • Seri:
  • Spanish: enorme, grandote
  • Swedish: jättestor

Extensive Definition

Huge is a word with a common meaning of something being obliquely big, but may also refer to:
  • Huge (album), the fourth album from alternative rock band Caroline's Spine
  • Huge cardinal, number in mathematics
  • The Huge Crew, trio of female bullies from Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
  • A Human genome equivalent, that is a genomic sequence as long as human genome -- this can be used as a unit.

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