Definition for giant

adjective as in very large

noun as in extremely large person

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At Chapman University in Southern California, students are given a self-administered nasal swab test that is then sent to a commercial laboratory in a partnership with diagnostics giant LabCorp.

From Fortune

In North Africa, they’re up against a giant owned by tech titan Google — and one that catered to the region, when no one else would.

From Ozy

Inside were 864 servers, and their submersion was part of the second phase of the software giant’s Project Natick.

In the British oil and gas giant’s Energy Outlook, published Monday, BP outlines three possible growth scenarios between now and 2050—dubbed Rapid, Net Zero and Business as Usual.

From Fortune

Meanwhile, quiet giant Shopify is leveraging its website-as-a-service business to offer financial products to its millions of merchant customers.

From Fortune

Yeah, the “Giant man-puppy” that is Gronkowski won't hold a sexual candle to the blue-eyed dreamboat.

I knew there would be good times and bad, sickness and health, broken dishwashers and giant cockroaches in the bathroom.

No alarms were triggered as she strolled out of the Giant supermarket in Limerick, Pennsylvania, and nobody thought otherwise.

Until Levonuk reappeared an hour later wielding the soothing stuff at another Giant store 20 minutes away.

The forests were lush and filled with life, from giant snakes to monkeys.

The lazy giant was sprawling on the most comfortable of the sofas; the pair were alone in the dainty little drawing-room.

There he was found by old Makitok, and for some time the giant and the wizard held converse together.

And the nightmare clutch laid hold upon his heart with giant pincers.

In the second part of the poem the lady is threatened by an unwelcome suitor, in the person of a hideous giant.

The wind sang in his ears, and rock, bush, and stunted tree flashed by like so many missiles hurled at him by a giant hand.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to giant, such as: big, colossal, enormous, gargantuan, gigantic, and huge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.