biggie

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

Definition of biggie

: one that is big and often important

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 Netflix's mega hit scored a whopping 13 nominations, including the biggie for Outstanding Drama Series, as well as a slew of technical nods. Nick Romano, EW.com, 12 July 2022 This is not a biggie for most people, but does make the Forerunner 255 more appealing to the hardcore crowd. Andrew Williams, Forbes, 1 June 2022 Top Gun: Maverick, which has $116.5 million worldwide thus far, is playing like a mid-1990s Cruise biggie on steroids. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 28 May 2022 First off, the biggie: Will both (or either) Mitchell and Rudy Gobert be back? Eric Walden, The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 Apr. 2022 Other than that biggie, which required a new $2500 rear-motor assembly that was replaced under warranty, our car had no major mechanical issues. Dave Vanderwerp, Car and Driver, 28 Apr. 2022 Researchers also know that certain events can trigger an M.S. hug: Hyperventilation is a biggie. Sara Gaynes Levy, SELF, 19 Apr. 2022 By default, their remaining biggie is the meta-comic Nicolas Cage romp which opens April 22. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 31 Jan. 2022 Double bag it by pairing a mini with a biggie, and maximalists can get in on the trend too. Irene Kim, Vogue, 29 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

3 Aug 2022

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“Biggie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biggie. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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