Adjective "Ginormous" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dʒʌɪˈnɔːməs/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Extremely large.
  1. 'Then, come the year end, I have receipts for five envelopes, two stamps and a computer disk to set against my vast and ginormous tax bill.'
  2. 'I've never wished anything bad on anybody in my life but I admit that I hoped she'd explode to a ginormous size with pregnancy and find it as hard to shape up afterwards as the rest of the normal world.'
  3. 'With the cash left in the kitty I managed to also acquire something truly meaningful to improve staff morale - a ginormous plasma telly for the staff lunchroom.'
  4. 'As I neared the car door, I stopped cold: I had come face-to-face with the biggest, ugliest, most ginormous insect I have ever seen in my entire life.'
  5. 'An infinitesimally small step for mankind, maybe, but one ginormous step for this unlucky man.'
  6. 'See, when we moved in a month ago, we bought a chest of drawers, which came in two ginormous boxes.'
  7. 'It probably also means the compensation clause should he be tempted away is absolutely ginormous.'
  8. 'The waves are ginormous and the experience of wipe-out scary as hell.'
  9. 'The gym features two full-length courts, a ginormous weight room and state-of-the-art training rooms, but it's the other features that are more to the players liking.'
  10. 'Due to the flame I received I was wondering if you could all do me a ginormous favor and point out all my typos and mistakes that you catch.'

Definitions

1. extremely large; huge.

Origin

1940s (originally military slang): blend of giant and enormous.