colossal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “colossal” in the English Dictionary

"colossal" in British English

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uk   /kəˈlɒs.əl/  us   /-ˈlɑː.səl/
extremelylarge: In the ​centre of the ​hallstood a colossal ​woodenstatue, ​decorated in ​ivory and ​gold. They were ​asking a colossal ​amount of ​money for the ​house.
(Definition of colossal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"colossal" in American English

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colossaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /kəˈlɑs·əl/
(esp. of something ​bad) very ​great: The ​wholebusiness has been a colossal ​failure/​mistake. It was a colossal ​waste of ​time.
(Definition of colossal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “colossal”
in Spanish colosal…
in Vietnamese khổng lồ…
in Malaysian sangat besar…
in Thai มหึมา…
in French colossal…
in German enorm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的,庞大的…
in Turkish devasa, oldukça büyük, muazzam…
in Russian колоссальный, громадный…
in Indonesian besar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的,龐大的…
in Polish kolosalny…
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