Thursday, September 25, 2008

Word of the Day


Pronunctiation: \brob-ding-NAG-ee-uhn\
Function: adjective
Etymology: Brobdingnagian is from Brobdingnag, a country of giants in Swift's Gulliver's Travels.

Of extraordinary size; gigantic; enormous.

"The size of the proposed government bailout is of Brobdingnagian proportions!"

Thanks to Constant Comment for today's WOTD entry

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