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Synonyms for BIGbɪg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. large, big(adj)

    above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

    "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

    Synonyms:
    bountiful, magnanimous, full-grown, prominent, big, grownup, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, heavy(p), giving, bombastic, turgid, grown, large(p), enceinte, tumid, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, bighearted, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), large, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), bragging(a), bad, freehanded, with child(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, openhanded, declamatory, adult, orotund, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    elflike, midget, small, diminutive, invisible, itty-bitty, immature, subatomic, pocketable, olive-sized, shrimpy, miniscule, gnomish, lesser, puny, undersize, small-scale, teensy-weensy, teeny-weeny, stingy, teentsy, atomic, smaller, inconspicuous, flyspeck, light, weensy, pocket-size, dinky, slender, weeny, runty, microscopic, micro, undersized, itsy-bitsy, bantam, ungenerous, teeny, teensy, littler, miniature, soft, humble, bitty, nonpregnant, mild, wee, minute, tiny, slim, unimportant, petite, minuscule, bittie, lilliputian, smallish, half-size, temperate, dwarfish, meanspirited, little, pocket-sized, microscopical, infinitesimal, elfin

  2. big(adj)

    significant

    "graduation was a big day in his life"

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    teeny-weeny, itty-bitty, microscopic, shrimpy, lesser, teeny, temperate, light, minute, slender, ungenerous, tiny, olive-sized, smallish, dinky, microscopical, invisible, elflike, pocket-sized, midget, small-scale, subatomic, bantam, pocket-size, minuscule, infinitesimal, undersize, little, weensy, weeny, diminutive, immature, micro, miniscule, stingy, teentsy, inconspicuous, meanspirited, bittie, littler, puny, mild, smaller, petite, itsy-bitsy, pocketable, atomic, wee, gnomish, half-size, flyspeck, soft, small, teensy-weensy, miniature, humble, dwarfish, unimportant, undersized, nonpregnant, bitty, slim, teensy, lilliputian, runty, elfin

  3. bad, big(adj)

    very intense

    "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm"

    Synonyms:
    bountiful, magnanimous, full-grown, speculative, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, sorry, braggy, with child(p), giving, uncollectible, grownup, regretful, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, tough, liberal, unfit, high-risk, self-aggrandizing, swelled, risky, bighearted, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), large, expectant, heavy(a), unsound, spoilt, great(p), bragging(a), bad, freehanded, spoiled, heavy(p), forged, big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, openhanded, adult, defective, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    undersized, lesser, teeny, lilliputian, tiny, itty-bitty, elfin, humble, teensy-weensy, undersize, inconspicuous, temperate, teentsy, light, smallish, bitty, ungenerous, miniscule, pocket-sized, runty, bittie, slender, midget, smaller, shrimpy, gnomish, petite, pocketable, flyspeck, weensy, miniature, little, olive-sized, itsy-bitsy, puny, unimportant, dinky, teensy, atomic, pocket-size, elflike, small, minute, microscopic, nonpregnant, mild, wee, teeny-weeny, meanspirited, half-size, subatomic, invisible, dwarfish, micro, soft, minuscule, slim, bantam, weeny, microscopical, diminutive, stingy, immature, infinitesimal, small-scale, littler

  4. big(adj)

    loud and firm

    "a big voice"; "big bold piano sounds"

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    miniature, small-scale, itty-bitty, pocketable, subatomic, mild, midget, lesser, smaller, olive-sized, atomic, wee, slim, unimportant, half-size, pocket-sized, soft, dwarfish, humble, teeny, pocket-size, inconspicuous, immature, small, bantam, stingy, smallish, petite, weensy, bittie, bitty, flyspeck, microscopic, teensy-weensy, teeny-weeny, teentsy, invisible, infinitesimal, littler, elfin, runty, ungenerous, itsy-bitsy, undersized, undersize, puny, microscopical, nonpregnant, elflike, gnomish, minuscule, meanspirited, diminutive, micro, miniscule, light, little, shrimpy, temperate, weeny, lilliputian, tiny, dinky, slender, minute, teensy

  5. big, large, prominent(adj)

    conspicuous in position or importance

    "a big figure in the movement"; "big man on campus"; "he's very large in financial circles"; "a prominent citizen"

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, spectacular, bountiful, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), striking, giving, bombastic, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, tumid, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, turgid, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, salient, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, declamatory, adult, orotund, gravid, big(p), crowing, outstanding

    Antonyms:
    tiny, miniscule, infinitesimal, littler, itsy-bitsy, small, pocket-sized, stingy, miniature, bitty, puny, subatomic, dinky, elfin, weensy, undersize, weeny, microscopic, smaller, humble, bittie, slender, olive-sized, nonpregnant, teeny, immature, smallish, mild, shrimpy, dwarfish, microscopical, pocket-size, teentsy, minute, inconspicuous, soft, lilliputian, undersized, little, minuscule, unimportant, ungenerous, pocketable, elflike, half-size, flyspeck, light, teeny-weeny, small-scale, petite, gnomish, runty, invisible, slim, diminutive, midget, teensy, micro, meanspirited, wee, bantam, itty-bitty, lesser, temperate, teensy-weensy, atomic

  6. big(a), heavy(a)(adj)

    prodigious

    "big spender"; "big eater"; "heavy investor"

    Antonyms:
    microscopical, undersized, humble, weeny, teeny, pocket-sized, undersize, smallish, miniature, unimportant, teeny-weeny, teentsy, immature, midget, itsy-bitsy, mild, half-size, olive-sized, elfin, atomic, bittie, bantam, micro, light, small-scale, slender, lilliputian, teensy, teensy-weensy, pocket-size, microscopic, infinitesimal, elflike, minute, subatomic, dinky, dwarfish, weensy, pocketable, meanspirited, slim, gnomish, temperate, itty-bitty, miniscule, wee, puny, lesser, stingy, littler, nonpregnant, shrimpy, minuscule, little, diminutive, smaller, flyspeck, petite, ungenerous, soft, bitty, small, tiny, runty, inconspicuous, invisible

  7. boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising(adj)

    exhibiting self-importance

    "big talk"

    Antonyms:
    miniature, pocket-sized, little, miniscule, unimportant, gnomish, slender, pocket-size, mild, itty-bitty, invisible, micro, undersized, humble, subatomic, infinitesimal, nonpregnant, dwarfish, temperate, immature, minute, undersize, lesser, bittie, small, olive-sized, stingy, teeny, puny, slim, dinky, pocketable, smaller, itsy-bitsy, microscopical, light, weensy, teeny-weeny, minuscule, midget, teensy-weensy, tiny, weeny, ungenerous, lilliputian, elflike, meanspirited, microscopic, smallish, runty, atomic, inconspicuous, half-size, flyspeck, elfin, littler, bitty, petite, bantam, teensy, diminutive, soft, small-scale, wee, shrimpy, teentsy

  8. big, swelled, vainglorious(adj)

    feeling self-importance

    "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    teeny-weeny, stingy, teensy, itsy-bitsy, undersized, petite, unimportant, half-size, pocket-size, subatomic, bittie, immature, invisible, slim, lilliputian, humble, minuscule, infinitesimal, dwarfish, inconspicuous, light, diminutive, teeny, micro, shrimpy, atomic, elflike, teentsy, runty, pocketable, undersize, microscopic, meanspirited, weeny, lesser, microscopical, nonpregnant, soft, temperate, flyspeck, pocket-sized, little, dinky, teensy-weensy, littler, bitty, tiny, gnomish, smallish, slender, wee, bantam, miniature, itty-bitty, smaller, elfin, small, minute, ungenerous, puny, small-scale, mild, weensy, miniscule, olive-sized, midget

  9. adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup(adj)

    (of animals) fully developed

    "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"

    Synonyms:
    bountiful, magnanimous, full-grown, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, heavy(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), with child(p), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, pornographic, big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    soft, humble, undersized, teeny, puny, half-size, undersize, microscopic, itty-bitty, ungenerous, teeny-weeny, slim, wee, dwarfish, runty, teensy-weensy, diminutive, invisible, miniscule, weeny, olive-sized, microscopical, small-scale, lesser, petite, bitty, minute, dinky, pocketable, flyspeck, lilliputian, smallish, small, stingy, miniature, bittie, infinitesimal, minuscule, slender, littler, weensy, micro, little, tiny, itsy-bitsy, pocket-size, immature, light, inconspicuous, smaller, elflike, elfin, shrimpy, subatomic, gnomish, midget, nonpregnant, unimportant, pocket-sized, teensy, mild, temperate, bantam, atomic, meanspirited, teentsy

  10. big(adj)

    marked by intense physical force

    "a big wind"

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    slender, half-size, temperate, midget, elflike, undersize, ungenerous, nonpregnant, teeny-weeny, puny, stingy, itsy-bitsy, dwarfish, lilliputian, weensy, runty, miniature, humble, teentsy, pocketable, bitty, olive-sized, pocket-size, diminutive, littler, mild, little, soft, teensy-weensy, lesser, infinitesimal, slim, bantam, smallish, petite, flyspeck, small-scale, weeny, bittie, itty-bitty, gnomish, minuscule, invisible, microscopical, unimportant, subatomic, tiny, dinky, small, inconspicuous, minute, undersized, teensy, immature, pocket-sized, atomic, shrimpy, light, micro, smaller, teeny, elfin, microscopic, miniscule, wee, meanspirited

  11. big, large, magnanimous(adj)

    generous and understanding and tolerant

    "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, with child(p), giving, bombastic, greathearted, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, tumid, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, turgid, heavy(p), big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, declamatory, adult, orotund, gravid, big(p), crowing

    Antonyms:
    teensy-weensy, temperate, teentsy, smallish, undersize, pocket-sized, gnomish, inconspicuous, small-scale, ungenerous, dwarfish, teeny, diminutive, bantam, runty, weeny, olive-sized, flyspeck, meanspirited, small, slim, bitty, micro, miniature, lilliputian, minute, humble, puny, teeny-weeny, half-size, weensy, midget, soft, elfin, undersized, nonpregnant, slender, infinitesimal, shrimpy, pocket-size, bittie, unimportant, subatomic, littler, itty-bitty, stingy, wee, immature, teensy, dinky, elflike, petite, light, miniscule, little, invisible, itsy-bitsy, microscopical, minuscule, tiny, smaller, atomic, microscopic, lesser, pocketable, mild

  12. big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded(adj)

    given or giving freely

    "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"

    Synonyms:
    plentiful, magnanimous, bountiful, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, free, braggy, good-looking, with child(p), fine-looking, giving, large-minded, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, well-favoured, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, broad, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), bighearted, expectant, freehand, tolerant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, heavy(p), well-favored, big(a), better-looking, self-aggrandising, boastful, full-grown, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing, loose

    Antonyms:
    meanspirited, microscopic, elfin, flyspeck, small-scale, minuscule, undersize, temperate, pocketable, miniature, lesser, soft, bantam, teensy, microscopical, pocket-sized, teensy-weensy, ungenerous, little, gnomish, smallish, wee, unimportant, pocket-size, smaller, humble, teeny-weeny, minute, petite, dinky, elflike, littler, teeny, bittie, dwarfish, stingy, undersized, weeny, weensy, itsy-bitsy, subatomic, itty-bitty, atomic, infinitesimal, shrimpy, slim, half-size, diminutive, immature, lilliputian, bitty, puny, inconspicuous, mild, miniscule, invisible, light, slender, runty, teentsy, small, olive-sized, tiny, micro, nonpregnant, midget

  13. big(p), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with child(p)(adverb)

    in an advanced stage of pregnancy

    "was big with child"; "was great with child"

    Antonyms:
    humble, smallish, ungenerous, tiny, slim, mild, smaller, teeny-weeny, pocket-size, midget, miniature, weeny, meanspirited, soft, invisible, elflike, olive-sized, itty-bitty, teensy, slender, unimportant, lilliputian, shrimpy, itsy-bitsy, immature, miniscule, elfin, weensy, littler, micro, dwarfish, wee, diminutive, atomic, gnomish, petite, puny, little, dinky, small-scale, lesser, bittie, pocket-sized, infinitesimal, subatomic, bitty, runty, microscopic, minuscule, microscopical, teeny, half-size, pocketable, small, temperate, teentsy, teensy-weensy, undersize, flyspeck, light, bantam, undersized, minute, inconspicuous, nonpregnant, stingy

  14. big(adverb)

    extremely well

    "his performance went over big"

    Synonyms:
    vauntingly, boastfully, large

    Antonyms:
    lilliputian, teensy-weensy, invisible, itty-bitty, gnomish, slim, elfin, miniscule, stingy, smaller, weensy, bittie, olive-sized, diminutive, slender, ungenerous, microscopical, miniature, elflike, dwarfish, mild, undersize, inconspicuous, micro, soft, pocket-size, puny, flyspeck, teeny, atomic, lesser, light, teensy, humble, small-scale, littler, bitty, minuscule, smallish, tiny, minute, dinky, undersized, midget, bantam, microscopic, subatomic, weeny, teentsy, half-size, wee, shrimpy, petite, meanspirited, teeny-weeny, nonpregnant, little, infinitesimal, pocket-sized, small, unimportant, temperate, pocketable, runty, immature, itsy-bitsy

  15. boastfully, vauntingly, big, large(adverb)

    in a boastful manner

    "he talked big all evening"

    Synonyms:
    vauntingly, large, boastfully, big

    Antonyms:
    invisible, slim, petite, micro, puny, humble, dwarfish, dinky, elflike, weeny, bittie, bantam, half-size, mild, lesser, smallish, infinitesimal, teentsy, elfin, unimportant, slender, small, lilliputian, microscopical, teensy-weensy, pocketable, midget, runty, pocket-size, atomic, stingy, itsy-bitsy, minuscule, itty-bitty, teeny-weeny, diminutive, shrimpy, ungenerous, nonpregnant, littler, inconspicuous, weensy, wee, miniature, little, bitty, teensy, microscopic, undersize, pocket-sized, flyspeck, temperate, light, gnomish, teeny, soft, miniscule, small-scale, tiny, immature, smaller, minute, meanspirited, undersized, subatomic, olive-sized

  16. big(adverb)

    on a grand scale

    "think big"

    Synonyms:
    vauntingly, boastfully, large

    Antonyms:
    slender, invisible, unimportant, bantam, teentsy, weensy, bitty, pocket-size, lesser, pocket-sized, elflike, microscopical, soft, little, teeny, pocketable, minute, microscopic, petite, shrimpy, subatomic, infinitesimal, immature, littler, itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, ungenerous, meanspirited, humble, smaller, small, diminutive, smallish, puny, runty, dwarfish, itty-bitty, stingy, flyspeck, minuscule, micro, tiny, undersize, inconspicuous, miniature, temperate, olive-sized, gnomish, nonpregnant, mild, wee, lilliputian, slim, atomic, teensy, dinky, light, miniscule, teensy-weensy, midget, elfin, bittie, small-scale, undersized, half-size, weeny

  17. big(adverb)

    in a major way

    "the play failed big at the box office"

    Synonyms:
    vauntingly, boastfully, large

    Antonyms:
    slender, light, smallish, itty-bitty, teensy, lesser, microscopic, little, bitty, small-scale, minute, unimportant, teensy-weensy, flyspeck, undersize, humble, puny, miniature, ungenerous, meanspirited, atomic, miniscule, weeny, soft, midget, microscopical, wee, slim, undersized, lilliputian, teentsy, diminutive, bantam, bittie, weensy, itsy-bitsy, elfin, nonpregnant, dinky, temperate, shrimpy, subatomic, teeny-weeny, pocket-size, minuscule, petite, pocket-sized, elflike, micro, inconspicuous, stingy, gnomish, littler, dwarfish, small, pocketable, immature, tiny, runty, infinitesimal, mild, olive-sized, invisible, half-size, teeny, smaller

Wiktionary

  1. big(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    BIG suit

  2. big(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sizeable, huge, jumbo, ample, massive, large

    Antonyms:
    small, little, minuscule, miniature, minute, tiny

  3. big(noun)

    A biological insulation garment; an air-tight, full-body suit intended to prevent the spread of contaminants.

    Synonyms:
    adult, BIG suit

  4. big(adverb)

    Thought to have undue influence.

    Synonyms:
    major league, adult

  5. big(adverb)

    Popular.

    Synonyms:
    adult

  6. big(adverb)

    Adult.

    Synonyms:
    adult

    Antonyms:
    little, young

  7. big(adjective)

    Fat.

    Synonyms:
    adult

  8. big(adjective)

    Important or significant.

    Synonyms:
    adult

  9. big(adjective)

    Enthusiastic (about).

    Synonyms:
    adult

  10. big(adjective)

    Mature, conscientious, principled.

    Synonyms:
    adult

  11. big(adjective)

    Well-endowed, possessing large breasts in the case of a woman or a large penis in the case of a man.

    Synonyms:
    adult

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. big

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    Synonyms:
    abundant, ample, broad, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, extensive, gigantic, grand, great, huge, immense, large, long, massive, spacious, vast, wide

    Antonyms:
    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. big(a.)

    Synonyms:
    great, large, huge, bulky, massive, massy

  2. big(a.)

    Synonyms:
    haughty, arrogant, proud, pompous, important, swelling, blustering, assuming, self-conceited, self-sufficient

  3. big(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pregnant, ENCEINTE, with child, in the family way


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