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Noun: giant  jI-unt
  1. Any creature of exceptional size
     
  2. A person of exceptional importance and reputation
    - colossus, behemoth, heavyweight, titan
     
  3. An unusually large enterprise
    "Walton built a retail giant"
     
  4. A very large person; impressive in size or qualities
    - hulk, heavyweight, whale
     
  5. Someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
    - goliath, behemoth, monster, colossus
     
  6. An imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales
     
  7. A very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
    - giant star
Adjective: giant  jI-unt
  1. Of great mass; huge and bulky
    "a giant jet";
    - elephantine, gargantuan, jumbo

Derived forms: giants

See also: big, large

Type of: animal, animate being, anomaly, beast, brute, creature, enterprise, fauna, imaginary being, imaginary creature, important person, influential person, large person, personage, star, unusual person

Encyclopedia: Giant, Richmond