Definition of biggie in English:


Line breaks: big¦gie
Pronunciation: /ˈbɪgi

noun (plural biggies)

  • A big, important, or successful person or thing: composers including most of the biggies like Brahms, Wagner, Mendelssohn
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    • 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.

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