Definitions for gargantuangɑrˈgæn tʃu ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gar•gan•tu•angɑrˈgæn tʃu ən(adj.)

  1. gigantic; enormous; colossal:

    a gargantuan task.

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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


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