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1. giant

adjective. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] of great mass; huge and bulky.

Synonyms

  • big
  • large
  • elephantine
  • jumbo

Antonyms

  • little
  • juvenile
  • female
  • male

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Giant

  • compliant
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  • obryant
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  • defiant
  • pliant
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  • bryant
  • briant
  • alliant
  • wyant
  • wiant

Example sentences of the word giant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Known as the gentle giant, the typical Clydesdale exhibits a willing, kind disposition.

2. Adjective
Create an even bigger bang with this giant Jenga project, which is perfect for a summer barbecue.

Quotes containing the word giant


1. People are craving this great progress in electronics, going after computers, the Internet, etc. It's a giant progress technologically. But they must have a balance of soul, a balance for human beauty. That means art has an important role.
- Mstislav Rostropovich

2. There was a time when I thought dudes had friendship all figured out. The focus on eating things in front of giant screens, pretending to punch one another, competing over who can utter the grossest and most profane personal insults imaginable - this struck me as the very apex of human social exchange.
- Lynn Coady

3. The secret to success, to parenting, to life, is to not count up the cost. Don't focus on all the steps it will take. Don't stare into the abyss at the giant leap it will take. That view will keep you from taking the next small step.
- Regina Brett

2. giant

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] any creature of exceptional size.

Synonyms

  • animal
  • creature
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • mental
  • flora
  • normality
  • stingy

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. giant

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] an unusually large enterprise.

Antonyms

  • nonpregnant

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. giant

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] a person of exceptional importance and reputation.

Synonyms

  • personage
  • heavyweight
  • influential person
  • important person
  • behemoth
  • titan

Antonyms

  • insignificant
  • noncomprehensive
  • thin person
  • minor

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. giant

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun).

Synonyms

  • star

Antonyms

  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. giant

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales.

Synonyms

  • Mimir
  • Jotunn
  • ogre
  • Jotun
  • imaginary being
  • giantess
  • Cyclops
  • Argus

Antonyms

  • mild
  • temperate
  • soft
  • light

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. giant

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful.

Synonyms

  • unusual person
  • anomaly
  • monster
  • behemoth
  • goliath

Antonyms

  • gnomish
  • size
  • puny
  • flyspeck

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. giant

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪənt'] a very large person; impressive in size or qualities.

Synonyms

  • large person
  • heavyweight
  • whale

Antonyms

  • atomic
  • microscopic
  • slender
  • miniscule

Etymology

  • γίγας (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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