bigger

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Adjective[edit]

bigger

  1. comparative form of big: more big
    • 1812, A Collection of Scarce and Valuable Tracts (Walter Scott, John Somers), page 146:
      That whereas, and whereby, and by which, the major, and most greater, and most bigger, and most stronger party, []
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 5, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose. And the queerer the cure for those ailings the bigger the attraction. A place like the Right Livers' Rest was bound to draw freaks, same as molasses draws flies.

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Verb[edit]

bigger (third-person singular simple present biggers, present participle biggering, simple past and past participle biggered)

  1. (nonstandard, rare) To make or become bigger.
    • 1871, Julian Leep, A Ready-Made Family, volume 1, edition 2009 ed., page 322:
      She's in along with mother, talking about the college; it's to be biggered, sir.
    • 1971, Dr Seuss, The Lorax[1], page 39:
      But I had to grow bigger. So bigger I got.
      I biggered my factory. I biggered my roads.
    • 2002 August 5, Mark Gibbs, “IBM and PwC: Rhyme and Reasons”, page 69:
      The money they splurged to the board's delight
      Will be spent biggering IT services, clean out of sight

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