Definition of Bigness

1. Noun. The property of having a relatively great size.




Definition of Bigness

1. n. The state or quality of being big; largeness; size; bulk.

Definition of Bigness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being big. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) size ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bigness

1. the state of being big [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bigness

bighting
bights
bightsome
bigitalin
biglandular
bigleaf
bigleaf magnolia
bigleague
bigly
biglycan
bigmouth
bigmouthed
bigmouths
bignay
bignays
bigness (current term)
bignesses
bignonia
bignoniaceous
bignoniad
bignonias
bignose
bignum
bignums
bigoli
bigon
bigons
bigorexia
bigorexic
bigorexics

Literary usage of Bigness

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1. The Story of Life Insurance by Burton Jesse Hendrick (1907)
"CHAPTER VII THE RACE FOR bigness THE policy-holders have suffered most, not from the dishonesty of their trustees, but from their recklessness and ..."

2. Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"IN 1621," says the Abyssinian historian, " there was brought into Abyssinia, a bird called Para, which was about the bigness of a hen, and spoke all ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... mingle nil these together, except the marrow, then m»ke it up in long boles, about the bigness of an e. ..."

4. A History of Boston: The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the by Caleb Hopkins Snow (1828)
"On the north side is another hill, equal in bigness, whereon stands a windmill. To the northwest is a high mountain, with three little rising hills on the ..."

5. The Twentieth Century American: Being a Comparative Study of the Peoples of by Sir Harry Perry Robinson (1908)
"... America's bigness—A New Atlantis—The Effect of Expansion on a People—A Family Estranged—Parsnips—An American Woman in England—An Englishman in ..."

6. "Brief Lives" by John Aubrey, Andrew Clark (1898)
"about the bigness of his Astronomia Geometrica, which he lent to somebody (forgot), and is lost. In the bishop's study are several letters between ..."

7. Researches, Philosophical and Antiquarian, Concerning the Aboriginal History by James Haines McCulloh (1829)
"... held over a "cylinder of the bigness of a half orange, bright, and well polished, which uniting the rays of the sun in one point, cast such a reflexion ..."

8. A Grammar of the Italian Language by Pietro Bachi (1829)
"... those that express bigness and grandeur; those that express strength, vigour, and beauty; and those that express contempt. ..."

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