biggish


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big

 (bĭg)
adj. big·ger, big·gest
1.
a. Of considerable size, number, quantity, magnitude, or extent; large. See Synonyms at large.
b. Having great strength or force: a big wind; in a big rage.
c. Of great significance; momentous: a big decision; a big victory.
2.
a. Mature or grown-up: big enough to take the bus by herself.
b. Older or eldest. Used especially of a sibling: My big brother is leaving for college next week.
3.
a. Filled up; brimming over: felt big with love.
b. Bountiful; generous: had a big heart.
4. Pregnant: big with child.
5.
a. Having or exercising considerable authority, control, or influence: a big official; a big chief.
b. Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent: a big figure in the peace movement.
6. Loud and firm; resounding: a big voice.
7. Informal Widely liked, used, or practiced; popular: "The Minneapolis indie-rock band was big in the blogosphere, beloved by hipsters, and unknown to pretty much everyone else" (Robert Levine).
8. Informal Self-important; cocky: You're too big for your own good.
adv.
1. In a pretentious or boastful way: talked big about the new job.
2. Informal
a. With considerable success: made it big with their recent best-selling album.
b. In a thorough or unmistakable way; emphatically: failed big at the box office.
Idiom:
big on
Enthusiastic about; partial to: "a patriotic youth organization big on military-style marching drills" (Earl Swift).

[Middle English, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

big′gish adj.
big′ly adv.
big′ness n.

big•gish

(ˈbɪg ɪʃ)

adj.
rather or fairly big.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biggish - somewhat largebiggish - somewhat large      
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

biggish

adjective
Translations

biggish

[ˈbɪgɪʃ] ADJbastante grande

biggish

[ˈbɪgɪʃ] adj [garden, room, window] → assez grand(e); [piece] → assez gros(se)big head bighead [ˈbɪghɛd] n (= conceited person) → crâneur/euse m/fbig-headed bigheaded [ˌbɪgˈhɛdɪd] adjcrâneur/euse
to be bigheaded → crânerbig-hearted [ˌbɪgˈhɑːrtɪd] adj
to be big-hearted → avoir bon cœurBig Issue n (British) (= magazine) → au Royaume-Uni, journal vendu dans la rue par des sans-abrisbig mouth n (= person) → grande gueule fbig name n (= famous person) → grand nom mbig night n (= important evening) → soirée f mémorablebig noise n (British) (= big shot) → grand ponte m

biggish

adjziemlich groß

biggish

[ˈbɪgɪʃ] adj (see big) → piuttosto grande, piuttosto grosso/a
References in classic literature ?
And on the coast op- posite there is what looks like the mouth of a biggish river--with some towns, no doubt, not far up.
The formula - hire a biggish star, knock off a script in a couple of weeks and turn the sex and violence up to 11 - proved a massive success and launched the film careers of Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme, while also keeping Charles Bronson, above, in work.
The Flat handicapper only dished out one biggish hike, and it might cause a double-take among some people as he put Tsar Paul up 10lb to 58 for winning a Dundalk handicap on Friday.
Mr Pickles, 62, said: "I am a biggish guy, admittedly.
I just look for interesting kind of supporting, biggish, supporting parts and try to do one a year and that's my limit.
I like a bit of space and I need a biggish flat for all our stuff.
Had a biggish meeting yesterday to plan my discharge home.
Eight of their batsmen reached doubles figures, but only Smith compiled a biggish score, as the momentum stayed with Worcestershire who bowled well throughout despite the conditions.
Elsewhere tomorrow (Friday), special mention must go to another biggish band, trumpeter Rory Simmons' Fringe Magnetic, at The Hall, Christ College at 10.
Visitors will also enjoy Eva Rothschild's exhibition, with some biggish pieces, rich in approach and variety, which are a god foil for the rest of the work on display.
April will see her take it out live with a handful of biggish venue dates, but first there was this: an intimate acoustic warm-up courtesy of Smooth FM.
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