• American English Slang – Humongous
  • Meaning – Very big. The adjective humongous is used to describe something that is very large in size.
  • This word is a blend of the words huge and monstrous – words that can also be used to describe something very big!
Slang Expressions for Very Big:

There are many other informal expressions to describe things that are very large:

  • Gargantuan – This adjective is derived from the name of a fictional giant – Gargantua – with a large appetite.
  • Ginormous – British English slang – A blend of gigantic and enormous.
  • Mammoth – A mammoth is a large, hairy elephant-like mammal.
  • Mega – The prefix mega means very large.
  • Monstrous Monstrous can refer to something very large – or something that is hideous.
  • Stupendous – Stupendous can refer to something very large – or something that is marvellous.
  • Whopping – A whopper is something very large.
Example:
  • Have you seen David’s new house? It’s humongous!”