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monster  


      n  
1    barbarian, beast, bogeyman, brute, demon, devil, fiend, ghoul, ogre, savage, villain  
2    abortion, freak, lusus naturae, miscreation, monstrosity, mutant, teratism  
3    behemoth, Brobdingnagian, colossus, giant, leviathan, mammoth, titan  
      adj  
4    Brobdingnagian, colossal, elephantine, enormous, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, ginormous     (informal)   huge, humongous or humungous     (U.S. slang)   immense, jumbo     (informal)   mammoth, massive, mega     (slang)   monstrous, stellar     (informal)   stupendous, titanic, tremendous  
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monster  

  ( monsters    plural  )
1       n-count   A monster is a large imaginary creature that looks very ugly and frightening.  
2       n-count   A monster is something which is extremely large, especially something which is difficult to manage or which is unpleasant.  
...the monster which is now the London marathon.     
3       adj   Monster means extremely and surprisingly large.  
INFORMAL   ADJ n     (emphasis)    (=giant)  
The film will be a monster hit.     
4       n-count   If you describe someone as a monster, you mean that they are cruel, frightening, or evil.  

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n.
my idiot of a brother that monster of a boss
de: mon imbécile de frère, ce monstre de patron

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