from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An older brother.
- noun A man who assumes the role of an older brother, as by providing guidance or protection.
- noun An omnipresent, seemingly benevolent figure representing the oppressive control over individual lives exerted by an authoritarian government.
- noun A state, organization, or leader regarded in this manner.
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- noun A
sibling's older brotherused especially by children or by parents in speaking to their children.
- noun Alternative form of
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Sense 3, after Big Brother, a character in the novel 1984 by George Orwell.]
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