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Definition of the adjective huge

What does huge mean as an attribute of a noun?

Huge is one of the top 100 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: huger | hugest

  1. unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    • examples: huge government spending | huge country estates | huge popular demand for higher education | a huge wave
    • synonyms of huge: Brobdingnagian / immense / vast
    • similar: big / large

Alternative definition of the adjective huge


  1. Very large
  2. [slang] Distinctly interesting, significant, important, likeable, well regarded.


  1. "Huge" is a 2010 film directed by Ben Miller.
  2. "Huge" is a film, directed by Shane Krause.
    • genre: Drama
    • released in

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Huge

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Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

Huddle together—nestle Hudson Bay, for one—inland sea Hue—shade, tint Hug —cuddle, embrace Hug tightly—squeeze Huge—astronomical, colossal, enormous, galactic, gigantic, immense, mega, mammoth, titanic, vast, massive Huge ...

Google previewTo the Point: A Dictionary of Concise Writing (2014)

by Robert Hartwell Fiske

considerable/good/ great/huge/large/overwhelming/sizable/vast/wide margin (a) certain amount of (a/ the) considerable/good/great/huge/large/sizable/vast amount (of) (a/the) ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Concise Writing (2006)

More Than 10,000 Alternatives to Wordy Phrases by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Richard Lederer

considerable (good; great; huge; large; overwhelming; vast; sizable; wide ) majority (of) a good (great) deal (of); a good (great) many (of); almost all (of); ( nine) in (ten) (of); many (of); most (of); much (of); nearly all (of); (43) of(48) (of); ( 67) ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2002)

5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske

huge throng A wretched redundancy (See page 23). throng. □ A huge throng of young people attended the concert. Delete huge. hugs and kisses An inescapable pair (See page 18). human nature ...

Google previewFirst Children's Dictionary (2016)

by DK

huge nuts, or chocolate. to use a program. touch or click. stallion An adult mare foal donkey male horse. The father is also called the “sire.” ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

HUGE, a hilj [Icel. ugga, to fear: Scot, ug, OE. houge, to feel horror at: Bret. heug, aversion (see UGLY)]: very large or great; enormous—applied to bulk, not to space or distance; immense. HUGE LY, ad. -li, enormously; very great; very much .

Google previewA Dictionary of Numeral Words, by which All Difficulty in the Remembrance of Figures is Removed (1829)

With an Explanation of the Plan by William Henry Crook (LL.D.)

Huge bee. Age good. Go hag. Eggs. Gig we. Egg best. Agne had. Gig go. Gay house. Huge waist. Huge boast. Hagooed.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1900)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, James Cockroft, Thomas Edward O'Brien

Huge became, and now is, the Comptroller General ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disasters (2007)

Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn

Hindenburg crash May 6, 1937 Lakehurst, New Jersey As the Hindenburg came in to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey, it caught fire and, with hydrogen tanks in use, a huge explosion followed In the evening of May 6, 1937, the German airship ...

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There are very huge stars
Inside of my heart
Because inside of my heart there is a huge sky
Which is perfect for that huge sky (Aldo Kraas)
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Scrabble value of H4U1G2E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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