And then I left the party, and he was sleeping by a giant speaker.
But this latest atrocity--horrifically ugly, giant emoticons--takes the cake, says Winston Ross.
A stoic figure in a white floor length dress and razor-tailored bodice was accessorized with a giant bull skull as a mask.
In the Toledo area, Chrysler and GM are huge direct employers through their giant plants.
A giant of a man, Bahour is a telecommunications entrepreneur who has built the largest Palestinian private company.
The atom when it is acting under the direction of a fixed law is a giant in strength.
"I described the giant as he appeared to me," replied the student, rather piqued.
As she withdrew her hands from her face she heard the giant's voice, very much subdued, speaking to her.
She sang of Freya's apples, and of the strength and youth of the giant family.
Another musket crashed, and in the smoke Brian saw the giant stagger, recover, and go bellowing into the crowd.
c.1300, from Old French geant, earlier jaiant (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *gagantem (nominative gagas), from Latin gigas "giant," from Greek gigas (genitive gigantos), one of a race of savage beings, sons of Gaia and Uranus, eventually destroyed by the gods, probably from a pre-Greek language. Replaced Old English ent, eoten, also gigant. The Greek word was used in Septuagint to refer to men of great size and strength, hence the expanded use in modern languages. Of very tall persons from 1550s; of persons who have any quality in extraordinary degree, from 1530s.
In þat tyme wer here non hauntes Of no men bot of geauntes. [Wace's Chronicle, c.1330]