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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 Clam

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Example sentences of the word giant-clam


1. Noun Phrase
For giant clams, this will normally be about 78 to 82 degrees F.

2. Noun Phrase
The giant clam is the world's largest species of mollusk.

3. Noun Phrase
South Pacific legends claim that giant clams eat people by catching them with their shells.

4. Noun Phrase
The resort offers tours of the nearby marine laboratory and giant clam nursery.

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. clam

noun. ['ˈklæm'] burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness.

Synonyms

  • bivalve
  • long-neck clam
  • quahog
  • giant clam
  • Mya arenaria
  • jackknife clam
  • steamer clam
  • Tridacna gigas
  • Mercenaria mercenaria
  • hard clam
  • geoduck
  • razor clam
  • steamer
  • pelecypod
  • round clam
  • soft-shell clam
  • quahaug
  • hard-shell clam
  • lamellibranch
  • shipworm
  • Venus mercenaria
  • knife-handle

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ignore
  • low status
  • linger

8. clam

noun. ['ˈklæm'] flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams.

Synonyms

  • steamer
  • quahog
  • shellfish
  • steamer clam
  • round clam
  • soft-shell clam
  • quahaug
  • hard-shell clam

Antonyms

  • overcharge
  • give
  • undue
  • diverge

9. clam

noun. ['ˈklæm'] a piece of paper money worth one dollar.

Synonyms

  • note
  • dollar
  • one dollar bill
  • buck
  • banknote
  • Federal Reserve note
  • dollar bill
  • greenback
  • bank bill
  • bank note
  • bill
  • banker's bill

Antonyms

  • peanut butter
  • hommos
  • marge
  • tapenade

10. clam

verb. ['ˈklæm'] gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • marshmallow fluff
  • oleo
  • tahini
  • hummus
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