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

English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From ahuge.

Adjective

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

Derived terms

Translations

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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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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