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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mountainous mean? 

MOUNTAINOUS (adjective)
  The adjective MOUNTAINOUS has 3 senses:

1. having hills and crags
2. like a mountain in size and impressiveness
3. containing many mountains

  Familiarity information: MOUNTAINOUS used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

MOUNTAINOUS (adjective)

Sense 1mountainous [BACK TO TOP]


Having hills and crags


cragged; craggy; hilly; mountainous

Context example:

hilly terrain


rough; unsmooth (having or caused by an irregular surface)

Sense 2mountainous [BACK TO TOP]


Like a mountain in size and impressiveness

Context examples:

mountainous waves / a mountainous dark man


big; large (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent)

Sense 3mountainous [BACK TO TOP]


Containing many mountains


highland; upland (used of high or hilly country)

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