What does the word giant mean?

  • Gigas, ( F.) Geant. One much above the ordinary stature; of excessive growth-Macrosomia, Macrosomatia, Magnitudo gigantea, ( F.) Geantisme.

  • [ French, Greek] An abnormally large being; a creature much larger than others of the same species. G. cell, a large irregular cell often containing many nuclei.

  • 1. A person of abnormally large size. 2. Noting anything of disproportionately large size.

  • Abnormally developed adult.

Usage examples for giant

  1. The giant was tugging at his beard. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  2. For thousands of years our race struggled against that giant evil. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  3. What it is to be a giant! – The Red Symbol by John Ironside

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