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massive

slang Excellent; wonderful; outstanding. Wow, that show was massive! A: "How was your trip around Australia?" B: "Oh, it was massive, mate!"

massive

mod. excellent. (California.) That was a totally massive party, Tiff.
References in classic literature ?
Deep ditch, single drawbridge, massive stone walls, eight great towers, cannon, muskets, fire and smoke.
There are in every part of the valley a great many of these massive stone foundations which have no houses upon them.
At the bottom the masonry rested upon a massive block measuring thirty feet in thickness, while on the upper portion it was level with the surrounding soil.
That same afternoon, the massive gray square tower of an old Cathedral rises before the sight of a jaded traveller.
It was a massive pile, surmounted by an enormous dome.
Alexey Alexandrovitch ordered tea to be brought to the study, and playing with the massive paper-knife, he moved to his easy chair, near which there had been placed ready for him a lamp and the French work on Egyptian hieroglyphics that he had begun.
A massive lady, who had entered the train at East Moriches in company with three children and a cat in a basket, eyed him with a curiosity that she made no attempt to conceal.
Upon a massive bench of polished ersite beneath the gorgeous blooms of a giant pimalia a woman sat.
I feel how vivid an impression I must have produced to have been painted in such strong, such rich, such massive colours as these.
To experiment with my new-found toy I thought to surprise him into revealing this combination and so I asked him in a casual manner how he had managed to unlock the massive doors for me from the inner chambers of the building.
At length after a journey of nearly an hour, the carriage stopped before an iron gate, which closed an avenue leading to a castle severe in form, massive, and isolated.
Their panes are of a crimson-tinted glass, set in rose-wood framings, more massive than usual.
These temples are built upon massive substructions that might support a world, almost; the materials used are blocks of stone as large as an omnibus--very few, if any of them, are smaller than a carpenter's tool chest--and these substructions are traversed by tunnels of masonry through which a train of cars might pass.
He seized hold of his chair, and hurled it against the massive oaken door.