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Sunday, March 30, 2003

Definitions for Brobdingnagian

  1. Of extraordinary size; gigantic; enormous.

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Citations for Brobdingnagian
The venture capital business has a size problem. A monstrous, staggering, stupefying one. Brobdingnagian even. Russ Mitchell, Fortune
Any savvy dealer . . . will try to talk you up to one of the latest behemoths, which have bloated to such Brobdingnagian dimensions as to have entered the realm of the absurd. Jack Hitt, Mother Jones
Origin of Brobdingnagian
Brobdingnagian is from Brobdingnag, a country of giants in Swift's Gulliver's Travels.