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Definition of "tremendous" []

  • Extremely large in amount, extent, or degree; enormous: a tremendous task. See Synonyms at enormous. (adjective)
  • Informal Marvelous; wonderful: had a tremendous time at the theater last night. (adjective)
  • Capable of making one tremble; terrible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tremendous" in a sentence
  • "You mentioned the word tremendous upside and that sounds bullish from you and knowing you in the past, I haven't heard you talk like that."
  • "The plant upgrades will make the company better able to produce quickly enough to meet consumer demand for the Volt, which it calls tremendous."
  • "Abbas said earlier today that he would not be deterred from seeking UN recognition for a Palestinian despite what he described as "tremendous pressure.""