Definitions

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  • adj. Somewhat big.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. somewhat large

Etymologies

big +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But Parris achieved a celebrity as broadcaster and journalist that had eluded him in politics, and Smith and Portillo belong to a different set of big or biggish Westminster beasts who have tried to invest one experience of public recognition to buy another.

    From porn to Portillo | Mark Lawson

  • Huge living room window and lots of light, biggish. 3 days ago

    Not looking good « Unknowing

  • She has a somewhat large chest, and biggish legs, yet seems to love wearing dresses and shorts that are way too short and tight.

    Ask Amy

  • Like the book, the Starz movie starts with the birth of Arthur, which means that Merlin, who was a kind of mentor cum Svengali to the future king, is a biggish role.

    TV critics shower love on HBO, Martin Scorsese, Steve Buscemi, 'Boardwalk Empire'

  • I live at Dartmouth in a biggish sort of house, with only a housekeeper and a couple of servants.

    Movie Night

  • So here's what you need: a little nest egg, or preferably a biggish pocket book, or better still an inheritance to buy yourself into farming, Seymour's book maybe, and enthusiasm; in fact tons of it.

    Out of Ireland

  • That our own biggish brothers, in the name of national security, draw from ever wider and increasingly transparent fields of data may disturb us, but this is something that corporations, nongovernmental organizations and individuals do as well, with greater and greater frequency.

    Matt Osborne: Passing Oceania

  • We set off early this morning from Kalgoorlie and flew to Mount Keith (a bit over an hour) which is a biggish nickel mine.

    North West Resources Tour

  • And to travel on a Chinese road outside a biggish industrial city is just an astonishing experience.

    CNN Transcript Aug 10, 2008

  • That means Mr. Obama needs three biggish ideas he can punch back with as the charges crescendo.

    Obama Doesn't Have to Run as a Liberal

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