Definition of Big


  • in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    "was big with child"
    "was great with child"
    - with child
  • given or giving freely
    "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"
  • generous and understanding and tolerant
    "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"
  • marked by intense physical force
    "a big wind"
  • (of animals) fully developed
    "an adult animal"
    "a grown woman"
    - full grown - fully grown
  • feeling self-importance
    "too big for his britches"
    "had a swelled head"
    "he was swelled with pride"
  • exhibiting self-importance
    "big talk"
    - cock a hoop - self aggrandizing - self aggrandising
  • prodigious
    "big spender"
    "big eater"
    "heavy investor"
  • conspicuous in position or importance
    "a big figure in the movement"
    "big man on campus"
    "he's very large in financial circles"
    "a prominent citizen"
  • loud and firm
    "a big voice"
    "big bold piano sounds"
  • very intense
    "a bad headache"
    "in a big rage"
    "had a big (or bad) shock"
    "a bad earthquake"
    "a bad storm"
  • significant
    "graduation was a big day in his life"
  • above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    "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"


  • in a major way
    "the play failed big at the box office"
  • on a grand scale
    "think big"
  • in a boastful manner
    "he talked big all evening"
  • extremely well
    "his performance went over big"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble big

4 unscramble word found using the letters big.

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