big time

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Noun[edit]

big time (plural big times)

  1. The highest, or most prestigious level in any field, especially in entertainment.
    • 2012, Ben Smith, Leeds United 2-1 Everton[1]:
      This was a rare whiff of the big-time for a club whose staple diet became top-flight football for so long - the glamour was in short supply, however. Thousands of empty seats and the driving Yorkshire rain saw to that.

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Etymology[edit]

English big time

Adverb[edit]

big time

  1. (postpositive, informal) to a great extent, very
    • 2012, Astrid Heise-Fjeldgren, Kys og kanel 4 - Jagten på Joe, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN)
      Fordi jeg kastede op big time den aften.
      Because I threw up a lot that evening.
    • 2010, Maria Hirse, Når mad er din fjende, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Jeg havde fucket op big time, ...
      I had really fucked up, ...

Usage notes[edit]

Often in connection with the verb fucke op.