big-ticket

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big-tick·​et | \ ˈbig-ˈti-kət How to pronounce big-ticket (audio) \

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

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1933, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of big-ticket was in 1933

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“Big-ticket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/big-ticket. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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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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