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|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Adjectivebig (comparative bigg, superlative er)
- Of a great size; large; the weakest sense of great size.
- Elephants are big animals, and they eat a lot.
- Of an industry or other field: Thought to have undue influence.
- There were concerns about the ethics of big science.
- That style is very big right now in Europe, especially among teenagers.
- (informal) Adult.
- Kids should get help from big people if they want to use the kitchen.
- (informal) Fat.
- Gosh, she is big!
- (informal) Important or significant.
- What's so big about that? I do it all the time.
- (informal) (construed with on) Enthusiastic (about).
- I'm not big on the idea, but if you want to go ahead with it, I won't stop you.
- (of a great size): ample, huge, large, sizeable, jumbo, massive
- (adult): adult, fully grown, grown up
- IPA: [bʲɪɟ]
- Genitive singular masculine of beag.
| Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
big m. inv.
- IPA: /bɪɡ/
Verbtae big (third-person singular simple present bigs, present participle biggin, simple past biggit, past participle biggit)
Third person singular
- to build
Torres Strait Creole
- IPA: [pɪ̀k]
From Proto-Athabascan *-wə̓t̕.
big (inalienable, e.g., shibig "my belly", bibig "her/his/their belly")
- The form -big occurs in the White Mountain varieties; -bid occurs in San Carlos and Dilze’eh (Tonto).
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