a tree, Acer macrophyllum, of western North America, having large, deeply lobed leaves and fragrant yellow flowers in drooping clusters.
- Big league
Sports. major league. Often, big leagues. Informal. the area of greatest competition, highest achievement or rewards, etc.: He’s a local politician who isn’t ready for the big league. Sports. of or belonging to a major league: a big-league pitcher. Informal. among the largest, foremost, etc., of its kind: the big-league steel companies. Contemporary Examples Havana […]
Sports. a player in a major league. Informal. a person who belongs to or works for a big-league organization.
- Big-leaved magnolia
- Big lie
a false statement of outrageous magnitude employed as a propaganda measure in the belief that a lesser falsehood would not be credible. Contemporary Examples America’s Cassandra: David Mamet Speaks on the Lies of Obama and War Lloyd Grove November 10, 2013 The Pope’s Big Holocaust Lie James Carroll December 22, 2009 When Did Obama Know? […]