Basic+ Word of the Day: huge

huge (adjective) LISTEN

Huge means ‘extraordinarily large.’

  • There are huge spiders in tropical regions.
  • The cruise ship was so huge, it felt like they were in a small city.
  • The mayor has a huge ego.

Huge also means ‘very great.’

  • The play was a huge success thanks to the actor's performance.
  • The father took a huge risk when he loaned his son money for a new car.
  • Eating fruits and vegetables provides a huge benefit to your health.

Don't confuse it with

hug: to embrace. Example: “She hugged her husband before leaving on her flight.”

In pop culture

Watch this news report about a huge alligator in a park in Florida.

There are other meanings of huge.

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