follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

hit it big

Slang definitions & phrases for hit it big

hit it big

verb phrase

To succeed splendidly: Pitchers who hit it big as soon as they escaped from the Trappers' pocket-sized park (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with hit it big

hit it big

Score a major success, especially a profit, as in Some investors hit it big in the stock market. The adverb big here means “with great success.” [ ; late 1800s ]
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for hit

6
5
Scrabble Words With Friends