Origin of big top
Words nearby big top
How to use big top in a sentence
In that photo, Merabet has a big smile that spreads across his whole face and lights up his eyes.
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Big Five banks dubbed too big to fail, are 35 percent bigger than they were when the meltdown was triggered.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, Epstein has tried to use his charitable projects to float him back to the top.
Their three-day scientific outing was paid for by Epstein and was big success.
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
British Dictionary definitions for big top
Other Idioms and Phrases with big top
The main tent of a circus, as in The high-wire act is almost always in the big top. [c. 1840]
Underworld slang for a maximum-security prison, as in He was sentenced to ten years in the big top. [1950s]