She details the time Biggs purposefully hit on her friend, Simone, to determine her loyalty in “Chicks Before Dicks.”
Biggs informed me in a serious confidential tone we had serious racial problems, but he thought he could handle them.
At the same time, Butters proved to have very specific ideas as to where he felt Mellon and Biggs should sit.
He looks in all his photos just like Mellon and Biggs want their dogs to look always.
Biggs listened with bored courtesy as I explained how I ran my battalion.
She was soon in bed, and as comfortable as Mrs. Biggs could make her.
Higgs, Biggs, and Blatherwick had evidently been bribed; for would you believe it?
Mrs. Biggs and Peter were in the house by this time, and heard what Eloise was saying.
Messrs. Biggs and Thatcher were really distressed and combative.
Bim asked of Mr. Biggs, as he was leaving the door with Ann.
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?