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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. huge, gigantic, enormous.
  • adj. voracious, insatiable.


From Fran├žois Rabelais' character Pantagruel. (Wiktionary)


  • I would rather try to return by some pantagruelian subtlety to my herd of celibates and honest women, with many an attempt to discover some social utility in their passions and follies.

    The Physiology of Marriage, Part 3


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