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1250"1300; Middle English big(ge)
Related formsbiggish, adjectivebigly, adverb
Synonyms
1. huge, immense; bulky, massive; capacious, voluminous; extensive. See great. 4. consequential. 15. overflowing, flooded.
Antonyms
1. little.Dictionary.com Unabridgedbig2 /b??g/ Show Spelled [big] Show IPAverb (used with object), bigged, bigging. British Dialect. to build.Also, bigg.
Origin:
1150"1200; Middle English biggen orig., to inhabit Old Norse byggja to inhabit, cognate with Old English b?


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