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big·time

or big-time  (bĭg′tīm′)Informal
adj.
Significant or important; major: a bigtime comedian.
adv.
To an extreme degree; very much: Sales are expanding, bigtime.
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bigtime

or big-time
adjective
Informal. Being among the leaders in one's field:
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Asia has slowly become the next big market for boxing as promotional outfits such Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions and Bob Arum' Top Rank continue to stage bigtime fights in the continent.
NICKY BUTT is a shock target for ambitious Huddersfield Town - a first move into bigtime management for the Manchester United legend.
Ex-Newcastle Falcons boss Tait, who confirmed yesterday he will not be applying for the head coach's position, said: "The Scottish Rugby Union have been talking about bigtime coaches and that sort of thing, but for me they are barking up the wrong tree.
And defender Joe, 18, from Portsmouth could be set for his own shot at the bigtime after making the last 22 of Samsung's Win A Pro Contract.
A US airline's attempt to thank its Facebook friends with a half-price ticket sale backfired bigtime - when customers were charged as much as 20 times the price for a single flight.
BigTime Arabia was formed earlier this month as a joint venture between Big Time Entertainment and global conglomerate the Libra Group.
We don't have any bigtime Charlies at the club and everyone makes you feel welcome.
It's up to them now - whether they get all Billy Bigtime and start walking around the town centre with the toilet bag under their arm and a pebble in their shoe, thinking they've arrived or whether they get their heads down.
Here, she liked the Lottie in Guilded Goddess (gold), passing on Raven Black, Bigtime Red, and Spotlight White.
Named 'Kenny Belaey's Bigtime Trial Adventure', the show was aired on Extreme Sports Channel in Europe, Africa and the UAE in 2009.
Set in the 1940s, the show tells the story of how small-town gambler Nathan Detroit bets his bigtime pal Sky Masterson he cannot make the next woman he sees fall in love with him.
As evidenced by the plethora of scholarly articles and books on college sports reform, there can be little doubt as to the disingenuous, tax-avoiding nature of bigtime collegiate athletics--especially in the football and men's basketball programs franchised by the National Collegiate Athletics Association.