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mountainous

moun·tain·ous

mountainous

pronunciation:
maUn t ns
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having many mountains.
a mountainous region
synonyms:
Alpine
similar words:
hilly
definition 2: extremely large or high; huge.
mountainous debt
synonyms:
Alpine, enormous, giant, gigantic, huge, immense, mammoth, massive, monumental
antonyms:
tiny
similar words:
aerial, great, lofty, mighty, precipitous, prodigious, sky-high, sublime, tall, towering
derivations: mountainously (adv.), mountainousness (n.)