Meaning of “what's the big idea?” in the English Dictionary


"what's the big idea?" in English

See all translations

what's the big idea?


used to ask someone why they have done something annoying:

What's the big idea? I was watching that programme!

(Definition of “what's the big idea?” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!