Brobdingnagian

Brobdingnagian

[brob-ding-nag-ee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of huge size; gigantic; tremendous.
noun
2.
an inhabitant of Brobdingnag.
3.
a being of tremendous size; giant.

Origin:
Brobdingnag + -ian

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Brobdingnagian (ˌbrɒbdɪŋˈnæɡɪən)
 
adj
gigantic; huge; immense
 
[C18: from Brobdingnag, an imaginary country of giants in Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726)]

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brobdingnagian
"huge, immense, gigantic," 1728, from Brobdingnag.
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