Definitions for hugehyudʒ or, often, yudʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

huge*hyudʒ or, often, yudʒ(adj.)hug•er, hug•est.

  1. extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or area:

    a huge ship.

  2. very great:

    The book was a huge success.

* Syn: huge, enormous, tremendous, immense imply great magnitude. huge , when used of concrete objects, usu. adds the idea of massiveness, bulkiness, or even lack of shape: a huge mass of rock. enormous applies to what exceeds a norm or standard in extent, magnitude, or degree: an enormous iceberg. tremendous suggests something so large as to be astonishing or to inspire awe: a tremendous amount of equipment. immense , literally not measurable, is particularly applicable to what is exceedingly great, without reference to a standard: immense buildings. All of these terms are used figuratively: a huge success; enormous curiosity; tremendous effort; immense joy.Pron: See human.

Origin of huge:

1225–75; ME huge, hoge < OF ahuge


Princeton's WordNet

  1. huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagian(adj)

    unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope

    "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. huge(adjective)ʒ or, often, yudʒ

    very large; = enormous

    a huge dog/truck/suitcase/tree; The crowd was huge.; huge amounts of money

  2. hugeʒ or, often, yudʒ

    very important or popular

    a huge scientific discovery; The movie was huge in Australia.


  1. huge(Adjective)

    Very large

    The castle was huge.

  2. huge(Adjective)

    Distinctly interesting, significant, important, likeable, well regarded.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Huge

    very large; enormous; immense; excessive; -- used esp. of material bulk, but often of qualities, extent, etc.; as, a huge ox; a huge space; a huge difference


  1. Huge

    Huge is the fourth studio album by American alternative rock band Caroline's Spine. Most of the tracks on the album were re-recorded when the band was signed with Hollywood Records for the their fifth album, Monsoon. The B-side featured several acoustic tracks, which were a significant departure from the band's usual electric guitar onslaught. Lead guitarist Mark Haugh even took the reins, writing and performing lead vocals for the song "On the Ground".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'huge' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1321

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'huge' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1498

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'huge' in Adjectives Frequency: #154

Translations for huge

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


very large

a huge dog; a huge sum of money; Their new house is huge.

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