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big-ticket

[ big-tik-it ]
/ ˈbɪgˈtɪk ɪt /
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adjective

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

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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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