giant - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    mainly journalism a very large and successful company

    the Dutch electronics giant Phillips

    the giants of European soccer

    1. a.
      someone who is very successful and important, especially in the arts

      giants of the keyboard such as Rachmaninov

  2. 2
    an imaginary person in stories, who is extremely tall, strong, and often evil
    1. a.
      a man who is much taller and stronger than most men