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big time definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the highest level of an occupation (especially in entertainment)

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1910 1. a high-paying vaudeville circuit requiring only two performances a day 2. the top rank of an activity or enterprise big-timer noun

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also big-time 1. You can use big time to refer to the highest level of an activity or sport where you can achieve the greatest amount of success or importance. If you describe a person as big time, you mean they are successful and important. (INFORMAL) He took a long time to settle in to big-time football. ...a big-time investment banker. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. If someone hits the big time, they become famous or successful in a particular area of activity. (INFORMAL) He hit the big time with films such as Ghost and Dirty Dancing. N-SING: the N 3. You can use big time if you want to emphasize the importance or extent of something that has happened. (AM INFORMAL) They screwed things up big time... America lost big-time. ADV: ADV after v [emphasis]

Moby Thesaurus

action, ball, big, big-league, big-name, bigwig, bigwigged, consequential, considerable, double-barreled, earthshaking, fun, fun and games, funmaking, game, good time, grand, great, great fun, heavyweight, high old time, high time, high-powered, important, laughs, lovely time, major, material, momentous, name, picnic, play, pleasant time, self-important, significant, sport, substantial, superior, world-shaking



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