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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 Jan Dirk Blom
The term brobdingnagian hallucination is indebted to Brobdingnag, the name of a fictitious country inhabited by huge people, ...
by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
“Brobdingnagian,” meaning “of huge dimensions; immense; gigantic” (OED); and “Yahoo,” which has ...
by William Dwight Whitney
hence, great beyond credibility; enormous; prodigious; Brobdingnagian. It sounded like u Gurganlium order for a dram.
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, ...
A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words 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.
The Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)
A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek
BATTIPAGLIA PAKISTANIAN ERIDANIA BROBDINGNAGIAN BROBDINGNAGIANS APPALACHIA GAMETANGIA ALEXANDRIA TALLAHASSEAN TALLAHASSEANS SENEGAMBIA INSTANTANEOUS 346 5- Syllable Words: Rhythm Rhyme ...
The Dimwit's Dictionary (2012)
Replace Lazy Writing with Elegant English by Robert Hartwell Fiske
big; brobdingnagian; colossal; enormous; gargantuan; giant; gigantic; grand; great; huge; immense; large; massive; monstrous; prodigious; tremendous; vast.
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, ...
Brobdingnagian, brobdingnā′jian, n.an inhabitant of the fabulous region of Brobdingnag in Gulliver's Travels, the people of which were of great stature— henceagiganticperson.—adj. gigantic.—adj.Brobdingnag′, immense. Brocade ...
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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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