big screen

noun
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of big screen

: the motion-picture medium often as contrasted to television
  • a story adapted for the big screen

big-screen

adjective

Examples of big screen in a Sentence

  1. many a television star has failed to make it on the big screen

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First Known Use of big screen

1914


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