Brobdingnagian love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Immense; enormous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like or likened to an inhabitant of the fabled region of Brobdingnag in Swift's “Gulliver's Travels”; hence, of enormous size; gigantic.
  • noun A gigantic person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Colossal; of extraordinary height; gigantic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Brobdingnag.
  • adjective figuratively Enormous, huge, far larger than is customary for such a thing.
  • noun A creature from Brobdingnag.
  • noun figuratively A giant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective huge; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Brobdingnag
  • adjective unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Brobdingnag, a country in Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, where everything was enormous.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Brobdingnag +‎ -ian.

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