embiggen

verb em·big·gen \ em-ˈbi-gən , im- \

Definition of embiggen

embiggened; embiggening
informal + humorous
: to make bigger or more expansive : enlarge, expand
  • This incredible chart was the final product. (Click to embiggen.)
  • —Erik Malinowski
  • There are many painters who rely on computers as a tool or arbitrary gimmick, but the recent striated abstract paintings of Linda Day translate digital structures into painting language in a seamless way that embiggens both.
  • —Doug Harvey

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