Definitions for gargantuangɑrˈgæn tʃu ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elephantine, gargantuan, giant, jumbo(adj)

    of great mass; huge and bulky

    "a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"


  1. gargantuan(Adjective)

    Of the giant Gargantua or his appetite.

  2. gargantuan(Adjective)

    Huge; immense; tremendous.

  3. gargantuan(Adjective)

    Of a tremendous size, volume, degree, etc.

  4. Origin: From Gargantua, a giant with a very large appetite in Rabelais's The Inestimable Life of Gargantua. From Garagantesi, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gargantuan(adj)

    characteristic of Gargantua, a gigantic, wonderful personage; enormous; prodigious; inordinate

  2. Origin: [From Gargantua, an allegorical hero of Rabelais.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gargantuan

    gär-gan′tū-an, adj. like Gargantua—i.e. enormous, prodigious.—ns. Gargan′tuism; Gargan′tuist. [From Gargantua, the hero of Rabelais, described as a giant of vast appetite.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gargantuan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gargantuan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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