Meaning of “big deal!” in the English Dictionary

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"big deal!" in British English

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big deal!

informal

said when you do not think that what someone has said or done is important or special:

"I ran five miles this morning." "Big deal! I ran ten."

(Definition of “big deal!” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"big deal" in American English

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big deal

infml something important:

Going to college is still a big deal.

infml Big deal also means you do not think that what someone has said or done is important or special:

"I ran five miles this morning." "Big deal! I ran ten."

(Definition of “big deal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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