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Definition

[adv] in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening"
[adv] in a major way; "the play failed big at the box office"
[adv] on a grand scale; "think big"
[adv] extremely well; "his performance went over big"
[adj] conspicuous in position or importance; "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he's very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"
[adj] given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
[adj] generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"
[adj] marked by intense physical force; "a big wind"
[adj] (informal) "graduation was a big day in his life"
[adj] above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
[adj] loud and firm; "a big voice"; "big bold piano sounds"
[adj] (of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"
[adj] very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm"
[adj] feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"
[adj] exhibiting self-importance; "big talk"
[adj] of very great significance"deciding to drop the atom bomb was a very big decision"; "a momentous event"

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Antonyms

little, small, small