- (British, America) IPA: /hjuːd͡ʒ/, [çu̟ːd͡ʒ]
- (New York, some other US dialects) IPA: /juːdʒ/
- (Norfolk) IPA: [hʊudʒ]
huge (comparative huger, superlative hugest)
- Very large.
- The castle was huge.
- 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter VI, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
- “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, […] the chlorotic squatters on huge yachts, […] the neurotic victims of mental cirrhosis, the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!”
- (slang) Distinctly interesting, significant, important, likeable, well regarded.
- Our next album is going to be huge! In our league our coach is huge!
- (very large) colossal, elephantine, enormous, giant, gigantic, immense, prodigious, vast.
- See also Thesaurus:gigantic
- French: énorme
- German: riesig
- Italian: enorme, gigante
- Portuguese: enorme, gigante, gigantesco
- Russian: огро́мный
- Spanish: enorme, grandote