adjective see big name

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  • big-name — /big naym /, adj. 1. having a widespread public reputation as a leader in a specified field; famous: a big name doctor; a big name actress. 2. of, pertaining to, or composed of a big name person or persons. [1925 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • big name — noun Date: 1882 a performer or personage of top rank in popular recognition < a big name in the business world > • big name adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • big name — a person who has a preeminent public reputation in a specified field: He s a big name in education. [1930 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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