Definition of hugely in US English:

hugely

adverb

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

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