What does the word colossal mean?

Usage examples for colossal

  1. Nothing beside remains, I quoted, 'round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare, The lone and level sands stretch far away. – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  2. It was known that Laura had considerable property in her own name, and it was the general belief that she would eventually become heiress of a large part of the colossal fortune supposed to be in the possession of Mr. and Mrs. Arnot. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  3. " Yes; I have just returned," answered Red Shirt, in a low soft voice, which scarcely seemed appropriate to his colossal frame. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne