Gigantic Gi*gan"tic, a. [L. gigas, -antis, giant. See {Giant}.] 1. Of extraordinary size; like a giant. [1913 Webster]

2. Such as a giant might use, make, or cause; immense; tremendous; extraordinarly; as, gigantic deeds; gigantic wickedness. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

When descends on the Atlantic The gigantic Strom wind of the equinox. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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