Her husband, meanwhile, has been seen out and about with big time environmentalist and Democratic donor Elizabeth Keadle.
For big time pop stars, “serious” art—the kind that sells for millions, made by celebrity artists—is more dangerous than heroin.
Just ask the folks at Mudflats, an Alaskan site that hit the big time when its target, Sarah Palin, did the same.
"upper reaches of a profession or pursuit," c.1910 from vaudeville slang; the phrase was common in colloquial use late 19c.-early 20c. in a broad range of senses: "party, shindig, fun, frolic."
Important; notable: My book was big-time (1910+)adverb
Very much; totally: Where does it say that a congressman has the right to be on the take big time?/ It sticks big-time to any smooth surface (1970s+ Army)
[ultimately fr the outdated theater sense]