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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.

Doth it not flow as hugely as the sea.

Syn: Enormous; gigantic; colossal; immense; prodigious; vast.


a. (en-comparative of: huge)


Huger, a surname of French origin historically pronounced his name , although now usually or , may refer to:

Five brothers from a prominent South Carolina family of Huguenot descent who served in the American Revolution:

  • Benjamin Huger (American Revolution), killed near Charleston
  • Daniel Huger, member of the Continental Congress and United States Congress
  • Francis Huger (1751–1811)
  • Isaac Huger, a Continental Army officer, Continental Congressman and United States Marshal
  • John Huger (1744–1804)

And their descendants:

  • Benjamin Huger (congressman), a United States Representative from South Carolina
  • Francis Kinloch Huger
  • Benjamin Huger (general), a United States Army and Confederate Army officer from South Carolina
  • Daniel Elliott Huger, a United States Representative from South Carolina
  • Thomas B. Huger, a United States Navy and Confederate Navy officer from South Carolina

Usage examples of "huger".

A kzin to control them, bulking even huger in fibroid armour and helmet.

Immense girders buckled huger beams together as the monoliths rose against the sky day by day.

These were growing up from the water, reaching to the sky, and into the sky, each huger than its neighbors.

And wear a huger perriwig, Shew in his gait or face more tricks, Than our own native lunaticks?

General Benjamin Butler, threatening Richmond in flank, along the lower Chesapeake, was watched by the Confederates Huger and Magruder.

It was deeper and huger, and even before I looked up I knew Whose voice it was.

When they found they must lose, and began their immense, star-spanning retreat to the core, the magnitude of their defeat was huger than any that humans had ever known, and the despair seeped into all of their souls.

Assuming, of course, that the human being were huger than galaxies, older than stars, and as wise as all the billions of us have learned to be.

Dennis, looking down from standing height, saw not one mouth but a score of mouths gaping and grinning from a globe even huger than his nightmares.

He wondered whether the innocence and relative smallness of youth had only made things seem so much huger, so much more glamorous than reality.

It seemed huger than ever from this viewpoint, and the men below them were dwarfed.

Taurus Raging Bull, a colossal double-action revolver with a molded underlug that made the eight-inch long barrel seem even huger than it was.

Godspeed, as Gwalchmai grew huger in size and their paths of lif e diverged?