Synonyms for (noun) giant


any creature of exceptional size


an unusually large enterprise

Walton built a retail giant

LESS SPECIFIC: enterprise

giant, giant star

a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)



an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales

colossus, titan, behemoth, heavyweight, giant

a person of exceptional importance and reputation

giant, goliath, monster, behemoth, colossus

someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful

LESS SPECIFIC: anomaly, unusual person

heavyweight, giant, hulk, whale

a very large person; impressive in size or qualities

LESS SPECIFIC: large person

Synonyms for (adjective) giant

jumbo, elephantine, gargantuan, giant

of great mass; huge and bulky

a jumbo jet; jumbo shrimp

LESS SPECIFIC: large, big