big time

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

big time

noun \-ˌtīm\

Definition of BIG TIME

1
:  a high-paying vaudeville circuit requiring only two performances a day
2
:  the top rank of an activity or enterprise
big–tim·er \-ˌtī-mər\ noun

Examples of BIG TIME

  1. <the young ad execs knew that their agency had hit the big time when major corporations came calling>

First Known Use of BIG TIME

1910

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