Definition of hugely in US English:

hugely

adverb

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

    ‘a hugely expensive house’
    • ‘To try to cover all options would be hugely expensive so lawyers pass on the risk to somebody else.’
    • ‘His political strategy has been hugely successful and he is a natural party leader.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He is hugely confident, to the extent that some people have described him as arrogant.’
    • ‘They have just returned from a hugely successful week-long tour of south west France.’
    • ‘At the time it was hugely controversial and we weren't thought of terribly favourably.’
    • ‘The visit followed a hugely successful reunion earlier this year of the old school chums.’
    • ‘She said the scheme was proving to be a huge success and was hugely popular with the youngsters involved.’
    • ‘That makes him hugely entertaining to watch, but expensive to back in big events.’
    • ‘Also playing their part in a hugely successful day were four students from York University.’
    • ‘The political backdrop is a huge and hugely successful public access arrangement.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Baseball caps and hooded tops, known as hoodies, are hugely popular with teenagers.’
    • ‘A pub chain is to extend its no-smoking ban after a hugely successful trial in Bradford.’
    • ‘It was a hugely difficult time, it took an awful lot of my time away from the club.’
    • ‘He and the rest of the squad players are hugely enjoying their paper valuations, he says.’
    • ‘It will be hugely expensive to us, as well as making the UK a prime target in any future war.’
    • ‘The need to accommodate tramways was the reason for another hugely contentious scheme.’
    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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Pronunciation

hugely

/ˈ(h)judʒli//ˈ(h)yo͞ojlē/