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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective brobdingnagian:
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 Professor Jeffrey Weinstock
“Brobdingnagian,” meaning “of huge dimensions; immense; gigantic” (OED); and “Yahoo,” which has ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1900)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
hence, great beyond credibility; enormous; prodigious; Brobdingnagian.
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, ...
Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology 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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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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