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Adjective
Of great size or scale
“He won the lottery and bought a big mansion to live in.”
Adjective
Of considerable importance or seriousness
“You will need to make a big decision on the path you will be taking for your career.”
Adjective
Grown-up
“Bobby had just turned eighteen and could now play football with the big boys.”
Adjective
(informal) On an ambitiously large scale
“I have big plans for the future of this website.”
Adjective
(informal) Very popular or successful
“This style of clothing is very big in New York at the moment.”
Adjective
(informal) Principled or generous
“That's very big of you to help me in my time of need.”
Adjective
Physically well-built
“After months of dedication in the gym, he had grown big and muscly.”
Adjective
Fat or overweight
“She had grown quite big after months of indulging in chocolate and ice-cream.”
Adjective
Having significant influence
“As the president's right-hand man, he held a big and influential position in government.”
Adjective
Showing great enthusiasm
“My sister is a big fan of Justin Bieber.”
Adjective
Being of prime importance above all others
“The big issue for us is to get out of debt as quickly as possible.”
Adjective
Having a concentration of some characteristic
“The pasta sauce was full of big flavors.”
Adjective
Showy in speech
“He liked using big words to impress the audience with his vocabulary.”
Adjective
(of speech) Exhibiting self-importance
“He was always pumping up his own tires with constant big talk.”
Adverb
In a boasting manner
“He would always talk big to boost his own ego.”
Adverb
In a large amount or to a large extent
“He won big in the casino, then lost everything.”
Adverb
On a large scale, expansively
“You need to think big to impress the investors.”
Adjective
Able to give or spend freely
“He was known as a big tipper and received consistently great service from the staff.”
Adjective
(informal) Used as an intensifier, especially of negative-valence nouns
“What's the big rush? We have plenty of time.”
Adjective
(informal) Genetically well-endowed
“She matured and blossomed into a big young lady with curves in all the right places.”
Noun
(informal, rare, usually used in plural form) One of high importance or significance within a group
“He was a respected big in the company.”
Adjective
(archaic) In a late stage of pregnancy
“She was big with child.”
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