Definition of biggie in English:

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biggie

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪɡi/

noun (plural biggies)

informal
A big, important, or successful person or thing: composers including most of the biggies like Brahms, Wagner, or Mendelssohn
More example sentences
  • Across several key portfolios, a pattern of incompetence had been well-established: secondary education, tertiary education, police, immigration and justice, to name only the biggies.
  • I also worry about extending the rights of citizenship - and voting is the biggie - to people who haven't made that commitment.
  • There were no stringers or local bureau reporters in this crowd - the biggies were here in person, and each one of them was laying to be the one who made everyone else's news with the killer question that defined a story.

Phrases

no biggie

informal Used to indicate that something is of little consequence: no biggie, I’m not in a hurry
More example sentences
  • No biggie, just an old recurring boxing injury from my bare knuckle days.
  • Others just kept dancing like it was no biggie.
  • They're cheap (so no biggie if it doesn't work) and come in different sizes.

Origin

1920s: from big + -ie.

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