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Origin of big time
OTHER WORDS FROM big timebig-time, adjectivebig-timer, noun
Words nearby big time
Example sentences from the Web for big time
Futures were seen as an easy onramp for big time investors who are already plugged into Cboe, giving them a way to get exposure to crypto through a regulated exchange.
He hit the big time when he started on WABC in New York in 1988.
Some of these companies have already crossed over to the big time.An Israeli Startup Is 3D Printing Cultured Ribeye Steaks|Edd Gent|February 17, 2021|Singularity Hub
So we are investing big time right now into the surveillance network that will very rapidly identify when and if we have a problem, and then very rapidly will create a booster that will allow us to cover this new variant as well.
Since the 1950s, fluoride has adapted itself to the prevailing concerns of the time.
But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.
In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.
As far as I can tell, this magazine spent as much time making fun of French politicians as it did of Muslims or Islam.
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for big time
- the big time the highest or most profitable level of an occupation or profession, esp the entertainment business
- (as modifier)a big-time comedian
Derived forms of big timebig-timer, noun
Idioms and Phrases with big time
An enjoyable or exciting time, as in The children came home exhausted but happy; they really had a big time at the circus. [Mid-1800s]
The highest or most important level in any enterprise, as in I knew that when I made it through the last audition, I was finally in the big time. [Colloquial; c. 1900] Also see big league.