Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A type of large elephant that lived long ago. Also: Very big.

Usage examples (34)
  • We pictured old Noah with all his sons and daughters pushing, pulling some big mammoth aboard the ark.
  • And suddenly the term mammoth, no longer just referring to an animal, meant anything big.
  • 'That the mammoth is supposed to be –' but interrupting himself,
  • He was the KEWLEST. also: the word mammoth always makes me snicker. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.