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Definition of the adjective brobdingnagian
What does brobdingnagian mean as an attribute of a noun?
- huge; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Brobdingnag
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
- unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
Alternative definition of the adjective brobdingnagian
- Of or pertaining to Brobdingnag.
- antonym: lilliputian
- Enormous, huge, far larger than is customary for such a thing.
Definition of the noun brobdingnagian
What does brobdingnagian mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: Brobdingnagians
- A creature from Brobdingnag.
- [figuratively] A giant.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Brobdingnagian
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by Merriam-Webster, Inc
mad, indignant, irate huge, vast, immense, enormous, elephantine, mammoth, giant, gigantic, gigantean, colossal, gargantuan, Herculean, cyclopean, titanic, Brobdingnagian are comparable when meaning exceedingly or excessively large.
by Sidney L. Landau
gigantic, colossal, immense, huge, outsize, vast, enormous, mammoth, elephantine, prodigious, monstrous, mountainous, gargantuan, Brobdingnagian. ant. n. dwarf, midget, pygmy, runt, smidgeon, shrimp, adj. diminutive, picayune, toy, ...
The Describer's Dictionary (1995)
A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs
Size , Position, Relation, and Proportion large, big huge, vast, great, massive, extensive, bulky, sizable, considerable, ample, substantial, hefty, jumbo very large giant, gigantic, mountainous, colossal, mammoth, behemoth, brobdingnagian, ...
The Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)
by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine
jumbo, bounteous, oversize, oversized verylarge giant, gigantic, mountainous, colossal, mammoth, behemoth, brobdingnagian, gargantuan, stupendous, amplitudinous, monstrous, gross, extensive, farranging, farreaching, enormous, titanic, ...
Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March
Brobdingnagian. One of a race of giants in Gulliver's Travels. Bulk. Magnitude of material substance. Bushel. A dry measure of thirty-two quarts. Clod. A lump or mass of earth, turf, etc. Colossus. A statue of gigantic size. [Colossus at Rhodes ...
( with large size, brobdingnagian, n. giant ...
Giving the Derivation, Source Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Brobdingnagian. Colossal; tall as a church steeple. (See above.) Limbs of Brobdingmagian proportions.-The Star. Brocken. The spectre of the Brocken. This is the shadow of men and other objects greatly magnified and reflected in the mist ...
with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge
hence, great beyond credibility; enormous; prodigious; Brobdingnagian.
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)
by Richard Soule
Brobdingnagian, huge beyond belief, incredibly big, prodigious, enormous, tremendous. Garget, n. (Sot.) Poke, poke-weed, pigeon- berry (t'hytotacca decandra). Gargo>ie, «. [Written also Gargott and Gar- gyle. \ Spout, projecting conductor.
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Video shows what Brobdingnagian means. Of or pertaining to Brobdingnag.. Enormous, huge, far larger than is customary for such a thing.. Brobdingnagian ...
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Quotes about Brobdingnagian
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Scrabble value of B3R1O1B3D2I1N1G2N1A1G2I1A1N1
The value of this 14-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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