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Definitions of giant

  1.   Any animal, plant, or thing, of extraordinary size or power.
  2.   a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
  3.   Myth. A being of human form, but of enormous size.
  4.   A man of extraordinari bulk and stature.
  5.   Like a person of great stature; huge.
  6.   any creature of exceptional size
  7.   A man of very large stature; a person of great bodily or intellectual power.
  8.   A man of great bulk or stature; one possessed of great physical or mental power.
  9.   a very bright star of large diameter and low density ( relative to the Sun)
  10.   Any huge person or thing.
  11.   A man of extraordinary size.
  12.   an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fair tales
  13.   A man of extraordinary bulk and stature; one of great physical or ntellectual powers.
  14.   Abnormally developed adult.
  15.   A man of extraordinary size: a person of extraordinary powers.
  16.   GIANTESS.
  17.   Great in size or strength.
  18.   Like a giant; extraordinary in size, strength, or power; as, giant brothers; a giant son.
  19.   Like a giant. Giant's Causeway, a vast collection of basaltic pillars in the north of Ireland.
  20.   a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  21.   1. A person of abnormally large size. 2. Noting anything of disproportionately large size.
  22.   someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
  23.   an unusually large enterprise; " Walton built a retail giant"
  24.   of great mass; huge and bulky; " a jumbo jet"; " jumbo shrimp"
  25.   Gigantic.
  26.   A person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual.

Antonyms for giant

fine, pygmy, petite, microscopic, tom thumb, slight, midget, teensy-weensy, peewee, minuscule, weeny, lilliputian, shrimpy, itty-bitty, little, atomic, wee, dwarfish, scrub, smallish, miniature, bitsy, dwarf, runt, half-pint, teensy, puny, mite, shrimp, small, dinky, teeny, bitty, teeny-weeny, little bitty, undersized, micro, minute, mini, diminutive, toylike, pocket-size, pocket, microminiature, bantam, pint-size, infinitesimal, subnormal, tiny.

Quotes of giant

  1. This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. – Neil Armstrong
  2. In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on. – John Henry Carver
  3. I think before 1997 is over, NATO will have taken giant strides in what's called adaptation, the discussions about bringing the French fully into the NATO forces. – Warren Christopher
  4. You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is- you know- some big giant box -office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way. – Johnny Depp
  5. Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail. – Clive James
  6. I don't have expectations. Expectations in your life just lead to giant disappointments. – Michael Landon
  7. I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out. – Bill Lee
  8. Where talent is a dwarf, self -esteem is a giant – John Petit-Senn
  9. War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth. – Ernie Pyle
  10. I learned a great deal doing Brooklyn Bridge. I was able to take a giant step into the terrible reality that was then. We saw the cattle cars that took folks away. Just knowing it was real, it would be impossible not to feel. – Marion Ross
  11. The first day was memorable for me. I walked into this studio with these giant eyes, slowly met everybody and got to see the story boards and sketches of our characters. I got the see the sets and was just amazed that all this was to be something we all were going to be part of for almost a year. – Kyle Schmid
  12. My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I'd go in as a lifelong New York Giant but I'm now resigned to the fact that this won't happen. – Michael Strahan
  13. We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit. – David Suzuki
  14. I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve. – Isoroku Yamamoto

Usage examples for giant

  1. There is on the whole no reason to suppose the existence at all of classes of giant and dwarf stars, not any more than a classification of this kind can be made regarding the height of the men in a population. ” – Lectures on Stellar Statistics by Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier
  2. But he left her bruised and wearied as some young girl endeavoring to keep step with a giant – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  3. The giant with him took things more as a matter of course. ” – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  4. “ For thousands of years our race struggled against that giant evil. ” – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  5. Sir S. quoted as we stared up at the giant keep, seventy feet high, with its tremendous walls. ” – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  6. What could he do against such a giant – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  7. Now Tom's fame was spread more and more through the country, and he was no longer called plain Tom, but Mr. Hickathrift, and they feared his anger now almost as much as they did that of the giant before. ” –  by
  8. And Victor smiled to himself when the giant had once more departed. ” – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. Odin, who was from the first the wisest and strongest of the gods, gazed upon the huge corpse of the slain giant and then called the other gods about him. ” – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  10. It lay there quite still, like some great, dead, evil giant – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  11. In 1867, compared with 1851, the Midland had made giant strides. ” – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  12. The giant leaped briskly to one side. ” – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  13. At length the giant said,- " I don't feel quite comfortable about that heart of mine." ” – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  14. Then the giant disappeared. ” – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  15. It is the speech of a giant nature. ” – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  16. But Don Pike's terror gave him the strength of a giant – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  17. Suddenly the giant swung round and looked at the spot where Davia had been standing. ” – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  18. “ Saul said to David: You cannot fight with this great giant – The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Compiled by Logan Marshall
  19. It would have to be a very strong Giant indeed that would dare to fight him! ” – Children of Borneo by Edwin Herbert Gomes

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