What does big deal mean?

big deal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

from mid-19c. in poker or business; as an ironic expression, preferred in United states English from c.1965, possibly a translated Yiddishism (including a groyser kunst).

big deal meaning in General Dictionary

a significant influential individual

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  • something of great value or consequence

Sentence Examples with the word big deal

It's a big deal to them, to get stuff from their ancestor and find out where she lived and all.

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