Definition of big

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • big is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • big is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • big is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of big


  • given or giving freely (adjective)

    Examples

    1. was a big tipper

    Synonyms

    1. bighearted
    2. bounteous
    3. bountiful
    4. freehanded
    5. giving
    6. handsome
    7. liberal
    8. openhanded
  • very intense (adjective)

    Examples

    1. in a big rage
    2. had a big (or bad) shock

    Synonyms

    1. bad
  • prodigious (adjective)

    Examples

    1. big spender
    2. big eater

    Synonyms

    1. heavy
  • in a boastful manner (adverb)

    Examples

    1. he talked big all evening

    Synonyms

    1. boastfully
    2. large
    3. vauntingly
  • (of animals) fully developed (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. adult
    2. full-grown
    3. fully grown
    4. grown
    5. grownup
  • in an advanced stage of pregnancy (adjective)

    Examples

    1. was big with child

    Synonyms

    1. enceinte
    2. expectant
    3. gravid
    4. great
    5. heavy
    6. large
    7. with child
  • conspicuous in position or importance (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a big figure in the movement
    2. big man on campus

    Synonyms

    1. large
    2. prominent
  • generous and understanding and tolerant (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a heart big enough to hold no grudges
    2. that's very big of you to be so forgiving

    Synonyms

    1. large
    2. magnanimous
  • feeling self-importance (adjective)

    Examples

    1. too big for his britches

    Synonyms

    1. swelled
    2. vainglorious
  • exhibiting self-importance (adjective)

    Examples

    1. big talk

    Synonyms

    1. boastful
    2. braggart
    3. bragging
    4. braggy
    5. cock-a-hoop
    6. crowing
    7. self-aggrandising
    8. self-aggrandizing
  • above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent (adjective)

    Examples

    1. set out for the big city
    2. a big (or large) barn
    3. big businesses
    4. a big expenditure
    5. a big group of scientists

    Synonyms

    1. large
  • loud and firm (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a big voice
    2. big bold piano sounds
  • marked by intense physical force (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a big wind
  • significant (adjective)

    Examples

    1. graduation was a big day in his life
  • on a grand scale ()

    Examples

    1. think big

See definition of big in Merriam Webster

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