big boy

noun
|Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of big boy

: big gun usually used in plural

Examples of big boy in a Sentence

  1. when she became the network's White House correspondent, she knew that she was now playing with the big boys

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First Known Use of big boy

1916

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