big brother is watching you
Note: The term Big Brother is used to refer to any ruler or government that invades the privacy of its citizens.
- Big brotherism
paternalistic authoritarianism that seeks to supply the needs and regulate the conduct of people.
- Big brown bat
See under brown bat. any of several small to medium-sized common bats of the genera Myotis and Eptesicus, found worldwide in caves, trees, and buildings, including M. lucifugus (little brown bat) and E. fuscus (big brown bat) a widespread North American species. Historical Examples Everyday Adventures Samuel Scoville
- Big brown eyes
big brown eyes Historical Examples The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) Charles James Wills A Spoil of Office Hamlin Garland Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen Finley Peter Dunne The Trail of the Goldseekers Hamlin Garland Flood Tide Sara Ware Bassett Hour of Enchantment Roy J. Snell Prince Lazybones and Other […]
- Big bucks
a large amount of money. Contemporary Examples Crash of the Stalker Press Nicole LaPorte November 15, 2009 Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per Household Michael Daly August 21, 2014 Bart Stupak on Life After Health Care Sandra McElwaine October 1, 2011 Saudi Arabia Cheers the Coup in Egypt Bruce Riedel July […]