Definition of Big in English :
Define Big in English
Big meaning in English
Meaning of Big in English
Pronunciation of Big in English
Big pronunciation in English
Pronounce Big in Englishsee synonyms of big
1. big, large
above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Example Sentences:'a large city''set out for the big city''a large sum''a big (or large) barn''a large family''big businesses''a big expenditure''a large number of newspapers''a big group of scientists''large areas of the world'
3. bad, big
Example Sentences:'a bad headache''in a big rage''had a big (or bad) shock''a bad earthquake''a bad storm'
loud and firm
Example Sentences:'a big voice''big bold piano sounds'
conspicuous in position or importance
Example Sentences:'a big figure in the movement''big man on campus''he's very large in financial circles''a prominent citizen'
Example Sentences:'big talk'
Example Sentences:'too big for his britches''had a swelled head''he was swelled with pride'
(of animals) fully developed
Example Sentences:'an adult animal''a grown woman'
marked by intense physical force
Example Sentences:'a big wind'
generous and understanding and tolerant
Example Sentences:'a heart big enough to hold no grudges''that's very big of you to be so forgiving''a large and generous spirit''a large heart''magnanimous toward his enemies'
given or giving freely
Example Sentences:'was a big tipper''the bounteous goodness of God''bountiful compliments''a freehanded host''a handsome allowance''Saturday's child is loving and giving''a liberal backer of the arts''a munificent gift''her fond and openhanded grandfather'
in an advanced stage of pregnancy
Example Sentences:'was big with child''was great with child'
Example Sentences:'his performance went over big'
in a boastful manner
Example Sentences:'he talked big all evening'
on a grand scale
Example Sentences:'think big'
in a major way
Example Sentences:'the play failed big at the box office'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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