big-timer
noun see big time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • big-timer — ˈbigˌtīmə(r),  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one who has reached the big time a television big timer …   Useful english dictionary

  • big-timer — big tim·er …   English syllables

  • big-timer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. An important, influential person: character, dignitary, eminence, leader, lion, nabob, notability, notable, personage. Informal: heavyweight, somebody, someone, VIP. Slang: big shot, big wheel, bigwig,… …   English dictionary for students

  • big-timer — See big time. * * * …   Universalium

  • big-timer — noun A major player in the field in question: someone who is in the big time …   Wiktionary

  • The Big Timer — Infobox Film name = The Big Timer image size = caption = director = Edward Buzzell producer = writer = Robert Riskin (story and screenplay) Dorothy Howell (screenplay) starring = Ben Lyon Constance Cummings Thelma Todd music = cinematography =… …   Wikipedia

  • big time — big time, adj. big timer, n. 1. Informal. the highest or most important level in any profession or occupation: She s a talented violinist, but she s not ready for the big time. 2. Slang. a very good time. 3. Theat. (in vaudeville) any highly… …   Universalium

  • big — adj. & adv. adj. (bigger, biggest) 1 a of considerable size, amount, intensity, etc. (a big mistake; a big helping). b of a large or the largest size (big toe; big drum). 2 important; significant; outstanding (the big race; my big chance). 3 a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • big time — noun the highest level of an occupation (especially in entertainment) • Hypernyms: ↑success * * * big time or big time, noun, adjective, adverb. –n.,,adj. Slang. the top level, especially in the arts, sports, public affairs, industry, or the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • big wheel — Synonyms and related words: BMOC, Rasputin, Svengali, VIP, access, bad influence, big boy, big cheese, big gun, big noise, big shot, big time operator, big timer, bigwig, chief, court, eminence grise, five percenter, friend at court, good… …   Moby Thesaurus

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