huge

huge
huge
W2S2 [hju:dʒ] adj
↑huge, ↑tiny
[Date: 1100-1200; : Old French; Origin: ahuge]
1.) extremely large in size, amount, or degree
a huge dog
huge crowds
Your room's huge compared to mine.
These shoes make my feet look huge.
a huge amount/sum/quantity etc
huge sums of money
the huge scale of the problem
a huge loss/profit/increase etc
a huge increase in cost
a huge range/variety/selection etc
a huge range of issues
a huge success/disappointment etc
The play was a huge success.
a huge difference/gap etc
The new system has made a huge difference.
2.) informal very popular or famous
David Hasselhoff is huge in Germany.
>hugely adv
hugely successful
>hugeness n [U]

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