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.

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But, and this is a biggie, all of my medication was in my missing luggage. Christopher Muther,, "Our travel writer had so much bad luck on a recent trip, he cried on a sidewalk," 12 June 2019 Most cases are no biggie, the vast majority of people with HPV don’t experience any symptoms at all. Rachael Brennan, Glamour, "I Wish I’d Gotten the HPV Vaccine," 14 May 2019 While removing hair on most parts of your body is no biggie, removing it from your face takes extra TLC. Jenn Sinrich, SELF, "Facial Hair Removal Guide: How to Remove Every Unwanted Hair From Your Face," 10 Oct. 2018 No biggie, but only 15 human beings have ever managed it in history, so... Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Chrissy Teigen Celebrates John Legend's EGOT Win With Some Red Carpet PDA," 10 Sep. 2018 When to Seek Medical Attention for a Burn While most minor burns are no biggie, the more severe burns always require professional attention. Macaela Mackenzie, Allure, "A Visual Guide to Identifying First-, Second- and Third-Degree Burns," 6 Aug. 2018 This is no biggie: The average Android user already downloads 50 apps to his phone that weren’t preinstalled by the manufacturer. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "At the Expense of U.S. Tech, a European Star Is Born," 27 July 2018 Today's launch of the Mega Man X Legacy Collection series is a biggie in the retro-anthology craze. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Mega Man X Legacy Collection," 24 July 2018 The American fetish for barbarism has seeped into the national film culture with a quiet insidiousness, creating a governing body that writes off mass destruction as no biggie while going for the fainting couch at the sight of a second nipple. Charles Bramesco, Vox, "Eighth Grade’s R rating deters actual 8th graders from seeing it. What a shame.," 18 July 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of biggie

informal : someone or something that is very big or important

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