huge
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /hjuːd͡ʒ/, [çu̟ːd͡ʒ]
  • (America)
  • (New York, some other US dialects) IPA: /juːdʒ/
  • (Norfolk) IPA: [hʊudʒ]
Adjective

huge (comparative huger, superlative hugest)

  1. 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—!”
  2. (slang) Distinctly interesting, significant, important, likeable, well regarded.
    Our next album is going to be huge!  In our league our coach is huge!
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