conceited or self-important.
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conceited or self-important. Historical Examples Nights With Uncle Remus Joel Chandler Harris Bypaths in Dixie Sarah Johnson Cocke Bypaths in Dixie Sarah Johnson Cocke
an important, influential, or prominent person; big shot; bigwig. something that is very large, important, impressive, or successful: a merger of two corporate biggies; a movie that was this year’s box-office biggie. Contemporary Examples Why 1998 Was the Best Year in Music For Millennials Marlow Stern June 6, 2013 The Story of an Unsung 9/11 […]
a close-fitting cap worn especially by children in the 16th and 17th centuries. a soft cap worn while sleeping; nightcap. a coffeepot, usually silver, having a separate container in which the coffee is immersed while being boiled. Historical Examples Six Cups of Coffee Maria Parloa Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) […]
a building, especially one’s home. to build. big2 . Historical Examples Master Skylark John Bennett The Norsemen in the West R.M. Ballantyne The Antiquary, Complete Sir Walter Scott The Crown of Wild Olive John Ruskin On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2) John Ruskin The Antiquary, Complete Sir Walter Scott adjective bigger, biggest of […]