the big boys

Definition of the big boys

informal

  1. :  the most powerful people or companies He'll have to work pretty hard if he wants to compete with the big boys in the industry.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of great strength

    :  of great force

    :  large or great in dimensions, bulk, or extent

  1. :  in a loud or declamatory manner

    :  in a boasting manner

    :  to a large amount or extent

  1. :  an individual or organization of outstanding importance or power

    :  major league

    :  a big player :  a center or forward whose large size and strength are used to control play near the basket

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  1. :  a male child from birth to adulthood

    :  son

    :  an immature male


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