Definition of Big game

1. Noun. Large animals that are hunted for sport.

Generic synonyms: Game



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Big Game

big cheese
big cheeses
big daddies
big daddy
big deal
big deals
big dipper
big dippers
big enchilada
big enchiladas
big fat
big figure
big fish
big fish in a small pond
big fly
big game (current term)
big girl's blouse
big girl's blouses
big gun
big guns
big guy
big hairy armadillo
big hand
big house
big house, little house, back house, barn
big if
big iron
big kahuna
big kahunas
big league

Literary usage of Big game

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"With a modern rifle, the greatest duffer on earth can creep up within killing distance of any of the big game of the North. The gray wolf is practically the ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1894)
"THE volumes on big game Shooting in the " Badminton Library " are perhaps the ... His preliminary remarks on big game Shooting generally teach many a lesson ..."

3. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt by Theodore Roosevelt (1906)
"Full knowledge of a new breed of rhinoceros, or a full description of the life history and chase of almost any kind of big game, is worth more than any ..."

4. Outing (1893)
"A GLANCE AT big game. BY ED. W. SANDYS. LTHOUGH the "king of American game" is unquestionably that grim ruffian, the grizzly bear ([/rsus horri- bilis), ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"place of the tiger and other big game, which have been transformed into fine rubber plantations, and now Malacca, which has for years been largely neglected ..."

6. American Book Prices Current (1913)
"big game Hunting in the Rockies and on the Great Plains. NYF 1899. 8vo. Cl., une., Housman, A., Jan. 6, '13. (311) $3.75. CL, une., Lauer, A., May 13, '13. ..."

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