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Gargantuan Definition Synonyms from 601 Words

Gargantuan definition and synonyms from the book 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam with illustrations and antonyms. Improve reading and listening comprehension and enrich your advanced vocabulary in real context with images.

/gɑːˈgæn.tju.ən/ (adj)

Gargantuan definition

extremely huge and large, titanic, massive, bulky, enormous, cyclopean, gigantic, vast, herculean, giant, mammoth, immense, colossal, prodigious, elephantine

Example

With its heart beating up to 20 times a second during hovering flight, humming birds need lots of food to maintain their phenomenal flight engines powering their wings which can flap up to 80 times a second. They eat up to twice their weight in nectar every day making them not only the hungriest birds with a gargantuan appetite but the hungriest animals outside the insect realm.

Source of example: https://blogs.dw.com/

Antonyms

tiny, puny

Parts of speech

Adverb: gargantuanly

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