giantnoun [C]uk /ˈdʒaɪ.ənt/ us /ˈdʒaɪ.ənt/
giant noun [C] (VERY TALL PERSON)
- Dad terrified us with stories of a big, bad giant who ate little children.
- In the pantomime of 'Jack and the Beanstalk', we just saw the giant's huge hand.
- Tales are told about an island inhabited by a race of giants, as tall as houses.
- To a small child, Mr Preston must seem like a giant - he's about 6' 5".
- The Gog Magog hills in Cambridgeshire were named after two mythical giants, Gog and Magog.
giant noun [C] (LARGE BUSINESS)
giantadjectiveuk /ˈdʒaɪ.ənt/ us /ˈdʒaɪ.ənt/
- The most popular exhibit in the museum was a giant animatronic dinosaur.
- The volcano spewed a giant cloud of ash, dust, and gases into the air.
- The centrepiece of the shopping centre is a giant fountain.
- They planned a giant party to celebrate the team's victory.
- The gas leak caused a giant explosion to rip through the building.