meaning of big

big meaning in General Dictionary

Barley especially the robust four rowed kind

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  • To build
  • Having largeness of measurements of much bulk or magnitude of great size huge
  • very well
  • in a significant way
  • on a grand scale
  • prodigious
  • in a boastful way
  • exhibiting self-importance
  • (of pets) completely created
  • really intense
  • feeling self-importance
  • noisy and fast
  • considerable
  • above average in dimensions or quantity or volume or magnitude or extent
  • marked by intense physical power
  • ample and comprehension and tolerant
  • conspicuous constantly in place or significance
  • offered or providing freely
  • in an enhanced phase of pregnancy
  • Having largeness of dimensions; of much bulk or magnitude; of great dimensions; large.
  • Great with younger; pregnant; swelling; willing to provide beginning or produce; -- often figuratively.
  • Having success, fullness, relevance, inflation, distention, etc., whether in a good or a bad feeling; as, a large heart; a big vocals; big appearance; to check huge. As placed on looks, what this means is haughtiness or pleasure.
  • Alt. of Bigg

big meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, northern The united kingdomt dialect, "powerful, powerful," of obscure beginning, perhaps from a Scandinavian supply (compare Norwegian dialectal bugge "great guy"). Old English used micel in lots of of the same sensory faculties. Indicating "of great size" is belated 14c.; that "grown up" is attested from 1550s. Feeling of "important" is from 1570s. Meaning "generous" is U.S. colloquial by 1913. Big musical organization as a musical style is from 1926. Slang large head "conceit" is first recorded 1850. Huge company "large commercial firms collectively" is 1905; huge household "penitentiary" is U.S. underworld slang initially attested 1915 (in London, "a workhouse," 1851). In monetary journalism, big ticket things so named from 1956. Big lie is from Hitler's grosse L


big - German to English

Big [Penny Marshall]


big meaning in General Dictionary

(superl.) Having largeness of dimensions; of much volume or magnitude; of great dimensions; large.

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  • (superl.) Great with youthful; pregnant; swelling; ready to provide birth or produce; -- often figuratively.
  • (superl.) Having success, fullness, relevance, rising prices, distention, etc., whether in a or a bad good sense; because, a large heart; a big sound; big appearances; to appear big. As placed on looks, what this means is haughtiness or pride.
  • (letter.) Alt. of Bigg
  • (v. t.) Alt. of Bigg

Sentence Examples with the word big

Brutus came running out of nowhere, his tail curled in its alert position and his big tongue hanging out.

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