Word For The Day. "Ginormous"

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Synonyms: enormous, colossal, immense, mammoth, significance, gigantic, etc.

  • Part of Speech: adjective
  • Definition: extremely large; much bigger than what is considered normal or reasonable
  • Transcription: /jahy-nawr-muhs/

In the grand tapestry of the English language, certain words stand out, not for their complexity, but for their sheer size and impact. "Ginormous" is one such word. This whimsical amalgamation of "gigantic" and "enormous" creates a term that vividly describes something beyond the ordinary scope of size.

Here are a few examples of how "ginormous" can be used in sentences:

  1. The birthday cake was so ginormous that it took three people to carry it into the room.
  2. The new shopping mall was a ginormous complex with over a hundred stores.
  3. When the curtains were drawn, the audience gasped at the ginormous stage set for the play.
  4. The astronaut marveled at the ginormous expanse of stars visible from the spacecraft's window.
  5. After the rain, the puddles on the road were so ginormous that they could be mistaken for small ponds.

October, 2023

Posted by Oxford Language Club

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