HyperDic: giant

English > 8 senses of the word giant:
NOUNanimalgiantany creature of exceptional size
person giant, colossus, behemoth, heavyweight, titana person of exceptional importance and reputation
groupgiantan unusually large / large / large enterprise
person giant, hulk, heavyweight, whalea very large person
person giant, goliath, behemoth, monster, colossussomeone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
person giantan imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength
objectgiant, giant stara very bright star of large diameter and low density / density (relative to the Sun)
ADJECTIVEallgiant, elephantine, gargantuan, jumboof great mass
giant > pronunciation
Soundsjhay'ahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > giant: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf great mass; huge and bulky.
Synonymselephantine, gargantuan, jumbo
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishdescomunal, elefantino, enorme, gigante, gigantesco, grandioso, mastodóntico
Catalandescomunal, gegant, gegantesc, gegantí, grandiós, immens, mastodòntic
Nounsgiantany creature of exceptional size
giantsomeone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
giantan imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength
gianta very large person
English > giant: 8 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny creature of exceptional size.
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishgigante
Catalangegant
Adjectivesgiantof great mass
giganticso exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
English > giant: 8 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person of exceptional importance and reputation.
Synonymscolossus, behemoth, heavyweight, titan
Broaderimportant person, influential person, personageA person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
Spanishcoloso, figura, hombre de peso, monstruo, mujer de peso, titán
Catalancolós, dona de pes, figura, home de pes, monstre, tità
English > giant: 8 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAn unusually large / large / large enterprise.
Example"Walton built a retail giant"
BroaderenterpriseAn organization created for business ventures
Spanishgigante
Catalangegant
Adjectivesgiganticso exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
English > giant: 8 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA very large person; impressive in size or qualities.
Synonymshulk, heavyweight, whale
Broaderlarge personA person of greater than average size
Spanishgigante, peso pesado
Catalangegant
Adjectivesgiantof great mass
giganticso exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
English > giant: 8 senses > noun 5, person
Meaningsomeone or something that is abnormally large and powerful.
Synonymsgoliath, behemoth, monster, colossus
Broaderanomaly, unusual personA person who is unusual
Spanishcoloso, gigante, titán
Catalancolós, gegant, tità
Adjectivesgiantof great mass
giganticso exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
English > giant: 8 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningAn imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales.
NarrowerArgus(Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes
Cyclops(Greek mythology) one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead
Jotun, Jotunn(Norse mythology) one of a race of giants often in conflict / conflict with the Aesir
Mimir(Norse mythology) giant who lives in the roots of Yggdrasil and guards / guards the well of wisdom
giantessA female giant
ogre(folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings
Broaderimaginary being, imaginary creatureA creature / creature of the imagination
Spanishgigante
Catalangegant
Adjectivesgiantof great mass
giganticso exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
English > giant: 8 senses > noun 7, object
MeaningA very bright star of large diameter and low density / density (relative to the Sun).
Synonymgiant star
InstancesArcturusThe 4th brightest star and the brightest star in the constellation Bootes
CapellaThe brightest star in Auriga
Broaderstar(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
Spanishestrella gigante

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