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big–time

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adjective \ˈbig-ˌtīm\

Definition of big–time

  1. :  relating to or involved in the big time <big–time sports>; also :  major 4 <big–time operators>

1910

First Known Use of big–time

1910


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big–time

adverb

Definition of big–time

  1. :  in a major or large-scale way <the new show bombed big–time>; also :  to a great extent or degree <owes me big–time>

1957

First Known Use of big–time

1957


BIG–TIME Defined for English Language Learners

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big–time

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adjective \ˈbig-ˌtīm\

Definition of big–time for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or involved in the highest or most successful level of an activity


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big–time

adverb

Definition of big–time for English Language Learners

  • : in a big way : very much or very badly


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