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MON'STROUS, adjective [Latin monstrosus.] Unnatural in form; out of the common course of nature; as a monstrous birth or production.

1. Strange; very wonderful; generally expressive of dislike.

2. Enormous; huge; extraordinary; as a monstrous highth; a monstrous tree or mountain.

3. Shocking to the sight or other senses; hateful.

MON'STROUS, adverb Exceedingly; very much; as monstrous hard; monstrous thick.

And will be monstrous witty on the poor.

[This use is colloquial and vulgar.]