Meaning of humongous

humongous




Something humongous is really, really big. If you experiment with greenhouses, fertilization, and grow lights, you can grow a humongous pumpkin.

Humongous is an American slang word coined in the 1970’s, copying more proper words like tremendous or enormous. If you want to describe something that’s so big it’s hard to really measure, like the national debt or the number of cells in your body, you can use the world humongous. Just don’t use it in a formal paper.

Definitions of humongous
  1. adjective

    (used informally) very large

    synonyms:

    banging, thumping, walloping, whopping

    big, large

    above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

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