big-time

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1big–time

adjective \ˈbig-ˌtīm\

: relating to or involved in the highest or most successful level of an activity

Full Definition of BIG-TIME

:  relating to or involved in the big time <big–time sports>; also :  major 4 <big–time operators>

First Known Use of BIG-TIME

1910

2big–time

adverb

: in a big way : very much or very badly

Full Definition of BIG-TIME

:  in a major or large-scale way <the new show bombed big–time>; also :  to a great extent or degree <owes me big–time>

First Known Use of BIG-TIME

1957

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