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big-time

big-time

 
pronunciation:
bIg taIm
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: (informal) significant or influential in a particular trade, profession, or other field of endeavor.
a big-time bookiea big-time contractor
antonyms:
minor, petty, small-time
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. preceded by the) success, often of a public kind.
The band have hit the big-time with their latest single.