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big word

noun [C] uk   us   informal
a long, difficult word, or a word that expresses a serious or important idea: He tried to impress his teachers by using big words in all his essays.
Translations of “big word”
in Chinese (Traditional) 又長又艱深的生字, 表達嚴肅或重要概念的字眼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大词…
(Definition of big word from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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