Dictionary

1biggin

noun big·gin \ˈbi-gən\

Definition of BIGGIN

archaic
:  building

Variants of BIGGIN

big·gin or big·ging \ˈbi-gən\

Origin of BIGGIN

Middle English bigging, from biggen to dwell, from Old Norse byggja; akin to Old English bēon to be
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with BIGGIN

2biggin

noun

Definition of BIGGIN

archaic
:  cap:
a :  a child's cap
b :  nightcap

Origin of BIGGIN

Middle French beguin
First Known Use: 1511

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: biggishPrevious Word in the Dictionary: biggieAll Words Near: biggin
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears