colosal

colosal(
koh
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loh
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sahl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (very large)
a. colossal
Las pirámides de Giza son colosales.The pyramids of Giza are colossal.
b. huge
En la entrada del templo había una estatua colosal de Apolo.At the entrance of the temple stood a huge statue of Apollo.
c. enormous
Este buque colosal llevaba una tripulación de más de mil hombres.This enormous vessel carried a crew of over a thousand men.
2. (extraordinary)
a. enormous
La familia amasó una fortuna colosal con la venta de té.The family amassed an enormous fortune from the sale of tea.
b. great
La banda tuvo un éxito colosal en Europa.The band had great success in Europe.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(amazing)
a. fantastic
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Todo el equipo estuvo colosal hoy.The whole team was fantastic today.
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colosal
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (estatura, tamaño)
a. colossal
2. (extraordinario)
a. great, enormous
colosal
adjective
[+edificio, montaña] colossal; [+comida, fiesta] amazing (familiar); fantastic (familiar);
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