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big time

play
noun \-ˌtīm\

Definition of big time

  1. 1 :  a high-paying vaudeville circuit requiring only two performances a day

  2. 2 :  the top rank of an activity or enterprise

big–timer play \-ˌtī-mər\ noun


Examples of big time in a sentence

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



1910

First Known Use of big time

1910


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