Definitions for colossalkəˈlɒs əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•los•sal*kəˈlɒs əl(adj.)

  1. extraordinarily great in size, extent, or degree; gigantic; huge.

  2. of or resembling a colossus.

* Syn: See gigantic.

Origin of colossal:

1705–15

co•los′sal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. colossal, prodigious, stupendous(adj)

    so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

    "colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple"; "has a colossal nerve"; "a prodigious storm"; "a stupendous field of grass"; "stupendous demand"

Wiktionary

  1. colossal(Adjective)

    Extremely large or on a great scale.

    A single puppy can make a colossal mess.

  2. Origin: From colossal, formed from colossus, from κολοσσός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Colossal(adj)

    of enormous size; gigantic; huge; as, a colossal statue

  2. Colossal(adj)

    of a size larger than heroic. See Heroic

Freebase

  1. Colossal

    Colossal was an indie-punk band from Elgin, Illinois. Formed in 2001, they are currently on hiatus. They have one EP and one full-length, and have appeared on multiple compilations. Their lyrics and musicianship display a depth much like that found in math rock.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

colossal(adjective)

very big; enormous

a colossal increase in the price of books.

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