HyperDic: mountainous

English > 3 senses of the word mountainous:
ADJECTIVEallmountainous, cragged, craggy, hillyhaving hills and crags
allmountainouslike a mountain in size and impressiveness
allmountainouscontaining many mountains
mountainous > pronunciation
Soundsmaw'ntahnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > mountainous: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving hills and crags.
Synonymscragged, craggy, hilly
Broaderrough, unsmoothHaving or caused by an irregular surface
Spanishmontañoso, montuoso
Catalanmuntanyós
Nounsmountaina land mass that projects well above its surroundings
English > mountainous: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglike a mountain in size and impressiveness.
Examples
  • "mountainous waves"
  • "a mountainous dark man"
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishmontañoso
English > mountainous: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningContaining many mountains.
Broaderupland, highlandUsed of high or hilly country
Spanishmontañoso
Catalanmuntanyós
Nounsmountaina land mass that projects well above its surroundings

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