Giantess
Giantess Gi"ant*ess, n. A woman of extraordinary size. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • giantess — late 14c., from GIANT (Cf. giant) + ESS (Cf. ess) …   Etymology dictionary

  • giantess — [jī′ən tis] n. a female giant: see ESS …   English World dictionary

  • Giantess — A giantess is a female giant. The word has at least three interpretations:* A mythical being resembling a woman of superhuman size and strength. * A human woman of exceptional stature, often the result of some medical or genetic abnormality (see… …   Wikipedia

  • giantess — UK [ˈdʒaɪəntes] / US [ˈdʒaɪəntəs] noun [countable] Word forms giantess : singular giantess plural giantesses an imaginary woman who is extremely tall, strong, and often evil …   English dictionary

  • giantess — [[t]ʤa͟ɪ͟əntes[/t]] giantesses N COUNT In old stories, a giantess is an imaginary woman who is very big and strong …   English dictionary

  • giantess — giant ► NOUN 1) an imaginary or mythical being of human form but superhuman size. 2) an abnormally tall or large person, animal, or plant. 3) Astronomy a star of relatively great size and luminosity. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of very great size or force;… …   English terms dictionary

  • giantess — noun Date: 14th century a female giant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • giantess — /juy euhn tis/, n. 1. an imaginary female being of human form but superhuman size, strength, etc. 2. any very large woman. [1350 1400; ME geauntesse < OF. See GIANT, ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • giantess — noun A female giant …   Wiktionary

  • giantess — gi|ant|ess [ˈdʒaıəntes] n an extremely tall strong woman, who is often bad and cruel, in children s stories …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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