Definition of hugely in English:



  • often as submodifier Very much; to a very great extent.

    ‘a hugely expensive house’
    • ‘They have just returned from a hugely successful week-long tour of south west France.’
    • ‘She said the scheme was proving to be a huge success and was hugely popular with the youngsters involved.’
    • ‘Also playing their part in a hugely successful day were four students from York University.’
    • ‘That makes him hugely entertaining to watch, but expensive to back in big events.’
    • ‘It was a hugely difficult time, it took an awful lot of my time away from the club.’
    • ‘At the time it was hugely controversial and we weren't thought of terribly favourably.’
    • ‘His political strategy has been hugely successful and he is a natural party leader.’
    • ‘Baseball caps and hooded tops, known as hoodies, are hugely popular with teenagers.’
    • ‘The visit followed a hugely successful reunion earlier this year of the old school chums.’
    • ‘The tax paid on North Sea oil varies hugely from one field to the next, depending mainly on the age of the field.’
    • ‘Some of the stories are hugely entertaining but there is a lot of sadness in the book as well.’
    • ‘It will be hugely expensive to us, as well as making the UK a prime target in any future war.’
    • ‘He is hugely confident, to the extent that some people have described him as arrogant.’
    • ‘The need to accommodate tramways was the reason for another hugely contentious scheme.’
    • ‘He and the rest of the squad players are hugely enjoying their paper valuations, he says.’
    • ‘The feminist view of useless men may be extreme, but it has been hugely influential.’
    • ‘The house itself was hugely run down but was still used by doctors working at the hospital.’
    • ‘The political backdrop is a huge and hugely successful public access arrangement.’
    • ‘A pub chain is to extend its no-smoking ban after a hugely successful trial in Bradford.’
    • ‘To try to cover all options would be hugely expensive so lawyers pass on the risk to somebody else.’
    very, most, really, thoroughly, extremely, exceedingly, particularly, tremendously, highly, greatly, decidedly, distinctly, exceptionally, immensely, eminently, supremely, inordinately, singularly, extraordinarily, vastly, overly
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