biggish

adjective
big·​gish | \ ˈbi-gish How to pronounce biggish (audio) \

Definition of biggish

: somewhat big

Examples of biggish in a Sentence

a rather biggish table for a dining room of modest dimensions a biggish wart that should be removed
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First Known Use of biggish

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Biggish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biggish. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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