Definition of colossean in English:

colossean

adjective

rare, archaic
  • Of the nature of a colossus; colossal; huge.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Evelyn (1620–1706), diarist and writer. From classical Latin colossēus much larger than life, colossal (from colossus + -ēus; compare Hellenistic Greek κολοσσιαῖος) + -an.

Pronunciation

colossean

/ˌkɒləˈsiːən/