Biggs does not recall exactly what object he then added, maybe a book or a magazine.
She details the time Biggs purposefully hit on her friend, Simone, to determine her loyalty in “Chicks Before Dicks.”
The next thing I knew Biggs was holding meetings with black troops behind the barracks, and proving a skilled organizer.
Biggs informed me in a serious confidential tone we had serious racial problems, but he thought he could handle them.
“[Biggs] was concerned and upset that I was somehow engaging in political activity,” says Sisley.
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?