the business

noun

Definition of the business

British slang
: a very good or impressive person or thing
  • Since he's won the tournament, he thinks he's the business.
  • You should see their new office. It's the business.

Word by Word Definitions

business play
  1. : a usually commercial or mercantile activity engaged in as a means of livelihood : trade, line

  2. : a commercial or sometimes an industrial enterprise

  3. : dealings or transactions especially of an economic nature : patronage


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