from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Significant or important; major: a bigtime comedian.
- adv. To an extreme degree; very much: Sales are expanding, big-time.
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- adj. of major significance or importance
- adv. to a significant degree
He knew he would lose the state bigtime which is why he pulled out.
Many women from the Indy ranks have made it into the "bigtime", the WWE and TNA.
The earliest "bigtime" band I can remember seeing would have to be ... hmmm ....
The global financial crisis has increased interest in survivalism "bigtime," Erwin said, but he feels sorry for latecomers to the movement.
All their attempts to go "bigtime" with a freeway capable vehicle have fallen through.
No, UCF, is not as "bigtime" as North Carolina, Duke or Florida, but that's the point.
Also harp, I worked in the 2000 dot com meltdown for several "bigtime" players.
'bigtime' programs do so I've decided to accommodate the wishes of the media.
The second Bush amped them up bigtime as a way to suggest that his only approach to problems in the Middle East wasn't to send in the troops.
(Whatever they're up to, they'll probably try to do the same for whatever the revamped moon program is, so need to pay attention - seems to be a big coster with high potential for bigtime overruns).
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