big·​gie | \ ˈbi-gē How to pronounce biggie (audio) \

Definition of biggie

: one that is big and often important

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Examples of biggie in a Sentence

He met with some television biggies. They've had problems before, but this one's a real biggie.
Recent Examples on the Web This Taylor Sheridan-helmed action drama was more of an HBO Max biggie than a likely theatrical blockbuster. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 23 May 2021 The desire to have a biggie for HBO Max between Wonder Woman 1984 and Mortal Kombat led to Godzilla Vs. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2021 The biggie, though, will be the introduction of retirement-savings accounts and products such as mutual funds available to individual savers. Joseph C. Sternberg, WSJ, 11 Mar. 2021 From being a little girl in the Bronx, New York, and having the privilege of performing on some of the biggest stages in the world, and even at the Super Bowl earlier this year, that was a biggie! Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, 16 Nov. 2020 The team that replaced them in Cleveland in 1999 never has measured up, and Ravens-Steelers became an AFC biggie. Barry Wilner, Star Tribune, 16 Oct. 2020 The capricious announcement also came right on the heels of Trump reaffirming that the same pandemic that had killed more than 200,000 Americans was no biggie. J.c. Pan, The New Republic, 8 Oct. 2020 Samsung, Amazon, Roku, Google, Sony, Apple and Microsoft have unveiled their fall lineups of new tech gear with one biggie awaiting a reveal: those new editions of the Apple iPhone, which is expected later this month. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, 3 Oct. 2020 Remember that ground spices will change the color of the finished dish—no biggie for lentil soup but not ideal for clear chicken stock. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, 21 May 2020

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First Known Use of biggie

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of biggie was circa 1926

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4 Jun 2021

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“Biggie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of biggie

informal : someone or something that is very big or important

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