Now the island is coming back, bigger and more luxurious than ever.
But Republicans, perhaps due to their bigger field of candidates, appear to be more liberal with the facts.
Smartphones represent the biggest wave in the history of computing, bigger even than the personal computer was 30 years ago.
But rather than honing in on the present (Mrs. Obama included), the designer is focused on the bigger picture instead.
This is How the NRA Ends Alec McGillis, The New Republic A bigger, meaner gun control movement has arrived.
Of all the bigger instruments of money, it is the feeblest, Beauchamp thought.
My sister's eyes were opener and bigger than ever I saw them before.
If he names a bigger price than you can afford, say you wish you had the money.'
He had listened with all his might, and his eyes grew bigger and bigger.
Indeed, the archdeacon cared to be in no house in which those around him were supposed to be bigger than himself.
c.1300, northern England dialect, "powerful, strong," of obscure origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian dialectal bugge "great man"). Old English used micel in many of the same senses. Meaning "of great size" is late 14c.; that of "grown up" is attested from 1550s. Sense of "important" is from 1570s. Meaning "generous" is U.S. colloquial by 1913.
Big band as a musical style is from 1926. Slang big head "conceit" is first recorded 1850. Big business "large commercial firms collectively" is 1905; big house "penitentiary" is U.S. underworld slang first attested 1915 (in London, "a workhouse," 1851). In financial journalism, big ticket items so called from 1956. Big lie is from Hitler's grosse Lüge.
Successfully; outstandingly well: The wing-dancing and funny acts catch on big (1886+)
Good; decent; admirable •Used as an epithet for an admired person: Hey, what's up, Big Charlie?