big-ticket


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big-tick·et

(bĭg′tĭk′ĭt)
adj. Informal
Having a high price or cost: big-ticket items such as cars and stereos; a big-ticket government program.
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big-ticket

adj
(of retail goods) belonging to the most expensive and prestigious class
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big′-tick′et



adj.
costly; expensive.
[1940–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.big-ticket - very expensivebig-ticket - very expensive; "big-ticket items like cars and furs"; "a big-ticket government program"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
expensive - high in price or charging high prices; "expensive clothes"; "an expensive shop"
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Translations

big-ticket

[ˈbɪgˌtɪkɪt] ADJ (US) big-ticket itemcompra f importante
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