Huge Huge, a. [Compar. {Huger}; superl. {Hugest}.] [OE. huge, hoge, OF. ahuge, ahoge.] Very large; enormous; immense; excessive; -- used esp. of material bulk, but often of qualities, extent, etc.; as, a huge ox; a huge space; a huge difference. ``The huge confusion.'' --Chapman. ``A huge filly.'' --Jer. Taylor. -- {Huge"ly}, adv. -- {Huge"ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Doth it not flow as hugely as the sea. --Shak.

Syn: Enormous; gigantic; colossal; immense; prodigious; vast. [1913 Webster]

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