gargantuan

[gahr-gan-choo-uhn]
adjective
gigantic; enormous; colossal: a gargantuan task.

Origin:
1585–95; Gargantu(a) + -an


huge, mammoth, immense, vast, elephantine.
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gargantuan (ɡɑːˈɡæntjʊən)
 
adj
(sometimes capital) huge; enormous
 
usage  Some people think that gargantuan should only be used to describe things connected with food: a gargantuan meal; his gargantuan appetite

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gargantuan
1596, from Gargantua, large-mouthed giant in Rabelais' novels, supposedly from Sp./Port. garganta "gullet, throat," which is from the same imitative root as gargle.
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Example sentences
It is a vast, colossal, gargantuan improvement over messing around with pouring batches of hot liquid into a blender.
AT the gargantuan scale of ground zero, every dimension counts.
The gargantuan cruise ships plying the waters hire nearly a thousand workers-on
  each vessel.
Scientists had thought that the animal evolved its bizarre proportions as it
  grew to its gargantuan stature.
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