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big time

n. Informal
The most prestigious level of attainment in a competitive field: made it to the big time with his latest film.

big′-tim′er n.

big time

n
informal
a. the big time the highest or most profitable level of an occupation or profession, esp the entertainment business
b. (as modifier): a big-time comedian.
ˈbig-ˈtimer n

big′ time′


n.
1. Informal. the highest or most important level in any profession or occupation.
2. a circuit of vaudeville theaters presenting just two performances daily and featuring only the most successful entertainers.
[1860–65, Amer.]
big′-time′, adj.
big′-tim′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.big time - the highest level of an occupation (especially in entertainment)big time - the highest level of an occupation (especially in entertainment)
success - a state of prosperity or fame; "he is enjoying great success"; "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"

big time

noun fame, glory, celebrity, prominence, stardom, renown, public esteem the first player from Japan to hit the big time
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