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Definitions of big:
  • adjective:   marked by intense physical force
    Example: "A big wind"
  • adjective:   significant
    Example: "Graduation was a big day in his life"
  • adjective:   loud and firm
    Example: "A big voice"
  • adjective:   feeling self-importance
    Example: "Too big for his britches"
  • adjective:   of very great significance
    Example: "Deciding to drop the atom bomb was a very big decision"
  • adjective:   conspicuous in position or importance
    Example: "A big figure in the movement"
  • adjective:   given or giving freely
    Example: "Was a big tipper"
  • adjective:   generous and understanding and tolerant
    Example: "A heart big enough to hold no grudges"
  • adjective:   above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    Example: "Set out for the big city"
  • adjective:   (of animals) fully developed
  • adjective:   very intense
    Example: "In a big rage"
  • adjective:   exhibiting self-importance
    Example: "Big talk"
  • adverb:   in a major way
    Example: "The play failed big at the box office"
  • adverb:   on a grand scale
    Example: "Think big"
  • adverb:   extremely well
    Example: "His performance went over big"
  • adverb:   in a boastful manner
    Example: "He talked big all evening"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #12681)

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