big deal

noun

Definition of big deal

  1. :  something of special importance <what's the big deal?> —sometimes used ironically as an interjection

Examples of big deal in a sentence

  1. The party was a big deal.

  2. The cost didn't seem like much to me, but I know it was a big deal for many people.

1915

First Known Use of big deal

1915


BIG DEAL Defined for English Language Learners

big deal

noun

Definition of big deal for English Language Learners

  • : something that is very important

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