Adjective "huge" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/hjuːdʒ/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Extremely large; enormous.
  1. 'huge amounts of money'
  2. 'Now they live in a huge house with a swimming pool, and two cars in a massive garage.'
  3. 'He lays them out on the huge steel plates and then someone marks out where to cut and where to bend.'
  4. 'That's a lot of suffering, as well as a huge drain on the workforce in terms of days lost.'
  5. 'He said he has a huge struggle to climb the six flights of stairs up to his flat on the second floor.'
  6. 'From further away I could see the flames from each tower and a huge hole in the side of each.'
  7. 'It would have taken a huge effort for the president to reach home even if he had decided to come.'
  8. 'she's made a huge mistake'
  9. '"It is a huge shame for the town because a substantial amount of jobs would have been created."'
  10. 'Riverlea Tractors admitted the changes had been a huge decision which it hadn't taken lightly.'
  11. 'This is a huge step down.'
  12. 'If we go ahead with growing GM maize here, it will be the thin end of a very thick wedge, and a huge political gamble.'
  13. 'As our climate changes we will face huge life-altering challenges.'
  14. 'while he may be unknown in the American mainstream, he's huge in Britain'
  15. 'Thorpe, who has led his generation from preadolescence, is huge in Australia, the most popular personality on the continent.'
  16. 'Donald, he says, was a huge character, driving round Cumbria in fast cars and the only person to hold both Water and Land Speed Records at the same time.'
  17. 'They are huge dance personalities and go together like jigsaw pieces.'
  18. 'Music is huge in my little family.'
  19. 'Gospel music is huge in the U.S. where it is currently the fastest growing musical genre.'

Definitions

1. extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or extent: a huge ship; a huge portion of ice cream.

2. of unbounded extent, scope, or character; limitless: the huge genius of Mozart.

3. Slang. very important, successful, popular, etc.: The show is huge in Britain.

More examples(as adjective)

"amounts can be huge by meanses."

"sums can be huge to products."

"sums can be huge in proportions."

"shortages can be huge for rates."

"opportunities can be huge for companies."

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Origin

Middle English: shortening of Old French ahuge, of unknown origin.