monstrous: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mon'strus), [key]
— adj.
  1. frightful or hideous, esp. in appearance; extremely ugly.
  2. shocking or revolting; outrageous: monstrous cruelty.
  3. extraordinarily great; huge; immense: a monstrous building.
  4. deviating grotesquely from the natural or normal form or type.
  5. having the nature or appearance of a fabulous monster.
  1. extremely; exceedingly; very.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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