1. [ adjective ] of great mass; huge and bulky
Synonyms: gargantuan jumbo elephantine

"a jumbo jet" "jumbo shrimp"

Related terms: large
2. [ noun ] (zoology) any creature of exceptional size
Related terms: animal
3. [ noun ] a person of exceptional importance and reputation
Synonyms: behemoth heavyweight titan colossus
Related terms: important_person
4. [ noun ] (business) an unusually large enterprise

"Walton built a retail giant"

Related terms: enterprise
5. [ noun ] an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fair tales
Related terms: imaginary_being giantess Cyclops ogre Jotun Mimir Argus
6. [ noun ] a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
Synonyms: hulk whale heavyweight
Related terms: large_person loom
7. [ noun ] (sociology) someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
Synonyms: monster behemoth colossus goliath
Related terms: anomaly
8. [ noun ] (astronomy) a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
Synonyms: giant_star
Related terms: star Arcturus Capella
Similar spelling:   Giunta