big-ticket

adjective
big-tick·​et | \ ˈbig-ˈti-kət \

Definition of big-ticket

1 : having a high price the car was a big-ticket item
2 : having great importance or prominence : major The founders had hoped to address three big-ticket issues: the environment, nuclear weapons, and Middle East peace.— David Corn

Synonyms & Antonyms for big-ticket

Synonyms

costly, dear, expensive, extravagant, high, high-end, high-ticket, precious, premium, priceless, pricey (also pricy), spendy [chiefly Northwest], ultraexpensive, valuable

Antonyms

cheap, inexpensive

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First Known Use of big-ticket

1933, in the meaning defined above

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big-ticket

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of big-ticket

chiefly US, informal : having a high price

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