the fact or condition of being large in size, extent, amount, etc.
Chiefly New England. size1.

Nearby words

  1. bigleaf maple,
  2. bigly,
  3. bigmouth,
  4. bigmouth buffalofish,
  5. bigmouthed,
  6. bignonia,
  7. bignoniaceous,
  8. bigorexia,
  9. bigot,
  10. bigoted

Origin of bigness

First recorded in 1485–95; big1 + -ness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for bigness



late 15c., from big + -ness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper