big-block

adjective
\ ˈbig-ˌbläk How to pronounce big-block (audio) \

Definition of big-block

automotive
: having a large cylinder block (see block entry 1 sense 1e) a big-block engine … an alcohol-burning, supercharged big-block monster truck …— Daniel Pund

First Known Use of big-block

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Big-block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/big-block. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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