big-ticket

[big-tik-it]

adjective

costing a great deal; expensive: fur coats and other big-ticket items.

Nearby words

  1. big-leaved magnolia,
  2. big-name,
  3. big-note,
  4. big-room,
  5. big-tent,
  6. biga,
  7. bigamist,
  8. bigamous,
  9. bigamously,
  10. bigamy

Origin of big-ticket

First recorded in 1940–45

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British Dictionary definitions for big ticket

big-ticket

adjective

(prenominal) (of retail goods) belonging to the most expensive and prestigious class
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