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English definition of “big”


adjective [-er/-est only] (LARGE)   /bɪɡ/ (-gg-)
large in size or amount : a big ant /man/ building / city Do you have these shoes in a bigger size ? He tried to impress his friends by using big words. She got a big raise . I had a great big slice of chocolate cake . This is the region’s biggest bicycle race . Big can also mean to a large degree : a big spender / eater infml Big can also mean older : a big sister / brother infml Big can also be used to add emphasis : You’re a big bully !
(Definition of big adjective (LARGE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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