Biggs



E(dward George) Power
[pou-er] /ˈpaʊ ər/ (Show IPA), 1906–77, English organist in the U.S.
four-rowed barley.
big2 .
to build.
Contemporary Examples

Meet Butters, the Christmas Dog Model Michael Daly December 24, 2013
Actress Jenny Mollen Talks Hiring Prostitutes for Husband Jason Biggs and Embracing Her Crazy Erin Cunningham June 29, 2014
‘Go Round the Back’ Colin Powell October 19, 2008
‘Go Round the Back’ Colin Powell October 19, 2008
Why Did America’s Only Pot Researcher Suddenly Get Fired? Abby Haglage July 9, 2014

Historical Examples

The Cromptons Mary J. Holmes
Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
The Cromptons Mary J. Holmes
The Story of a Mine Bret Harte
A Man for the Ages Irving Bacheller

adjective bigger, biggest
of great or considerable size, height, weight, number, power, or capacity
having great significance; important: a big decision
important through having power, influence, wealth, authority, etc: the big four banks
(intensifier usually qualifying something undesirable): a big dope
(informal) considerable in extent or intensity (esp in the phrase in a big way)

elder: my big brother
grown-up: when you’re big, you can stay up later

generous; magnanimous: that’s very big of you
(in combination): big-hearted

(often foll by with) brimming; full: my heart is big with sadness
extravagant; boastful: he’s full of big talk
(of wine) full-bodied, with a strong aroma and flavour
too big for one’s boots, too big for one’s breeches, conceited; unduly self-confident
in an advanced stage of pregnancy (esp in the phrase big with child)
(informal) big on, enthusiastic about: that company is big on research
adverb (informal)
boastfully; pretentiously (esp in the phrase talk big)
in an exceptional way; well: his talk went over big with the audience
on a grand scale (esp in the phrase think big)
verb (Scot) bigs, bigging, bigged, bug (bʌɡ)
to build
to excavate (earth) into a pile
adj.

Important; powerful: the big names in this business/ the big guy (late 1500s+)
Popular; successful: If I do say so, we were very big/ The book’s big in Chicago (1910+)

big and bold
big as life
big bucks
big cheese
big daddy
big deal
big enchilada
big fish in a small pond
big head, have a
big league
big mouth, have a
big of one
big on
big shot
big stink
big time
big top
big wheel

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