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dʒaɪˈgæn tɪk, dʒɪ-gi·gan·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gigantic, mammothadjective

    so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth

    "a gigantic redwood"; "gigantic disappointment"; "a mammoth ship"; "a mammoth multinational corporation"


  1. giganticadjective

    Very large.

  2. giganticadjective

    In the manner of a giant.

  3. Etymology: From γιγαντικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Giganticadjective

    of extraordinary size; like a giant

  2. Giganticadjective

    such as a giant might use, make, or cause; immense; tremendous; extraordinarly; as, gigantic deeds; gigantic wickedness

  3. Etymology: [L. gigas, -antis, giant. See Giant.]


  1. Gigantic

    "Gigantic" is a song by the American alternative rock band Pixies, co-written by bassist Kim Deal and lead vocalist/guitarist Black Francis. The song appeared on the band's first studio album, Surfer Rosa, released in 1988. "Gigantic" was released as the band's first single later that year. Featuring Deal on lead vocals, the song is one of Pixies' biggest hits and a crowd favorite at concerts, often played as the encore. The melody line comes from Deal's simple but effective bass playing—the same bassline is repeated throughout the song. "Gigantic" never achieved a ranking on any major charts and was their only release from Surfer Rosa. However, it was a fairly successful first hit for Pixies and maintains radio play to this day. The single version of the song appeared on Pixies' 2004 best-of compilation, Wave of Mutilation: Best of Pixies.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gigantic

    jī-gan′tik, adj. suitable to a giant: enormous—also Gigantē′an.—adj. Gigantesque′, befitting a giant.—adv. Gigan′tically.—ns. Gigan′ticide, the act of killing a giant; Gigantol′ogy, description of giants; Gigantom′achy, a war of giants. [L. gigas, gigantis, a giant, cædĕre, to kill.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gigantic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gigantic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of gigantic in a Sentence

  1. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay:

    The development of Lunar Crater Radio Telescope could produce some significant breakthroughs along the way, particularly for deployment technologies and the use of robots to build gigantic structures off Earth, i'm proud to be working with this diverse team of experts who inspire the world to think of big ideas that can make groundbreaking discoveries about the universe we live in.

  2. Alex Salmond:

    We're seeing an electoral tsunami on a gigantic scale, the SNP are going to be impossible to ignore and very difficult to stop.

  3. Daniel Ek:

    For the first time now there's an ecosystem around it with capital and experience that can actually help guide entrepreneurs, the number one advice I tell everyone is 'don't sell', because that's the biggest problem we have. All these things could grow gigantic if you just kept the course and kept doing what you're doing.

  4. Karl Marx:

    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    And its not just Amazon, i think we need vigorous antitrust legislation in this country because you are seeing you name the area, whether its pharmaceuticals, whether it is Wall Street, whether it is high tech fewer and fewer gigantic corporations owning those sectors. He would appoint an attorney general.

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