1. [ adjective ] so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
Synonyms: gigantic

"a gigantic redwood" "gigantic disappointment" "a mammoth ship" "a mammoth multinational corporation"

Related terms: large
2. [ noun ] (zoology) any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks
Related terms: elephant columbian_mammoth woolly_mammoth imperial_mammoth Mammuthus
Similar spelling:   mamet