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Definition of 'giant'


  1. any creature of exceptional size
  2. a person of exceptional importance and reputation
       Synonyms: colossus behemoth heavyweight titan
  3. an unusually large enterprise; "Walton built a retail giant"
  4. a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
       Synonyms: hulk heavyweight whale
  5. someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
       Synonyms: goliath behemoth monster colossus
  6. an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fair tales
  7. a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
       Synonyms: giant star


  1. of great mass; huge and bulky; "a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"
       Synonyms: elephantine gargantuan jumbo

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