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big ugly

A slang term for a large, long-established, primarily industrial company.
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His colorful expressions--"Whoa, Nellie" and "Big Uglies" among the many--became part of college football legend.
The cashier at a 7-Eleven store in Mishawaka, Ind., was just finishing up a sleepy graveyard shift when two Big Uglies wandered in, eyeballing the surveillance cameras, acting shifty and generally setting off the little alarm bells in the cashier's head.