Word: BIG

The word BIG has appeared in at least 183 clues on different crosswords.

BIG definition(s):

• To praise or recommend

• Someone or something that is large in stature

• In a loud manner.

• In a boasting manner.

• One or more kinds of barley, especially six-rowed barley.

• (informal) Fat.

• (informal) Important or significant.

• In a large amount or to a large extent.

• (of an industry or other field) Thought to have undue influence.

• (transitive) To praise or recommend

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

• 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"

• In a major way.

• 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"

• (of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"

• on a grand scale; "think big"

• feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"

• (for abstract matters) of larger than normal size

• Hard.

• 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"

• extremely well; "his performance went over big"

• (informal) Adult.

• 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"

• exhibiting self-importance; "big talk"

• Adult.

• Of great size, large.

• Fat.

• marked by intense physical force; "a big wind"

• On a large scale, expansively

• Popular.

• loud and firm; "a big voice"; "big bold piano sounds"

• The big leagues, big time.

• Of a great size; the weakest sense of great size.

• populous

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

• Thought to have undue influence.

• in a boastful manner; "he talked big all evening"

• in a major way; "the play failed big at the box office"

• to locate one's self

• Important or significant.

• to build; erect; fashion

• (informal) Mature, conscientious, principled.

• significant; "graduation was a big day in his life"

• Large with young; pregnant; swelling; ready to give birth or produce.

• Mature, conscientious, principled.

• An important or powerful person; a celebrity; a big name.

• to inhabit; occupy

• Enthusiastic (about).

• to dwell; have a dwelling

• Having relevant and crucial value.

• adult

• (informal, with on) Enthusiastic (about).

• of a great size

• (as plural) The big leagues, big time

Used as an intensifier, especially of negative-valence nouns

Clue(s)
"""A ___ Hunk O' Love"""
"""___ Daddy"" Lipscomb"
"""___ Hand for a Little Lady"""
'-- deal!'
'88 Tom Hanks comedy
*Tom Hanks film
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1988 Hanks comedy
1988 Hanks film
1988 Hanks film with a fortune-telling machine
1988 Hanks movie
1988 Tom Hanks comedy
1988 Tom Hanks film
1988 Tom Hanks film (and a link to the starts of this puzzle's other six film titles)
1988 fantasy film
All over the news
Bang or shot preceder
Brobdingnagian
Brother or Bertha
Colossal
Consequential
Currently in
Epic in scope
Extensive.
Famous
Film for which Tom Hanks got his first Oscar nomination
"Film in which Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia duet on ""Heart And Soul"""
Film in which Tom Hanks plays a 12-year-old
Full grown.
Full-size
Gargantuan
Generous.
Giant
Ginormous
Grown-up
Hanks film
Hanks film: 1988
Hanks flick
Hanks hit
Hanks movie
Hanks vehicle
Hanks' movie
Headline-making
Headline-worthy
Heavyweight
Highly successful
Huge
Humongous
Immense
Important
Important.
Imposing
Imposing.
Impressive
Impressive.
Inflated
Influential
It can precede each word in this puzzle's long answers
Kentucky's ___ South Fork National River & Recreation Area
Key
Kind o' tree
Kind of deal
Kind of game
Large
Large-scale
Like Ben and Bertha
Like Ben and Bertha?
Like Bertha
Like John Daly
Like a blockbuster's budget
Like blue whales
Like the land Down Under
Lotto 649 catch word
Mac and cheese intro?
Mac and cheese lead-in
Mac or cheese preceder
Magnanimous
Major
Mega
Mega-proportioned
Megaproportioned
Momentous
Monumental
Movie for which Tom Hanks got his first Oscar nomination
Noble.
Not at all small
Of importance.
Of major concern
One of the dippers.
One way to make it
Oversized
Part 2 of sobriquet
Popular
"Popular, so to speak"
"Randy Johnson, the ""___ Unit"""
Really important
Shot or Bertha
Sizable
Sizable.
Substantial
Sweeping
The Notorious ___
The ___ Dipper
Titanic
Tom Hanks comedy
Tom Hanks film
"Tom Hanks film, 1988"
Tom Hanks film: 1988
Tom Hanks flick
Tom Hanks movie
Tom Hanks movie with a Silly String fight
Tom Hanks pic
Tom Hanks vehicle
Tom Hanks's film
Towering
Very generous
Very important
Very popular
Well-known
Word before Mac or cheese
Word before game or deal
Word with Ben or Bertha
Word with Ben or Ten
Word with Bertha or Dipper
Word with band or bang
Word with cheese or wheel
Word with deal or Ben
Word with shot or bang
Word with wheel or deal
Worth mentioning
Worth writing home about
"___ Bird, of Sesame Street"
___ John (Daly)
___ Red Machine
___ Star
___ shot
Highly successful
Magnanimous
Important
Huge
With 69-Across, V.I.P
1988 film comedy starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins
Huge
Ginormous
Popular
Of major concern
Being doubly good is simply great
Colossal
Large
Large
Large
Huge
Large
... bang theory of creation
Large
Sizable
Word with "cheese" or "bang"
Large
Whopping
Really important
Large
Large
Consequential
Like a New Yorker's apple
Gargantuan
Large
Large
Huge
Large British soldier gets turned
Highly successfully
1988 film comedy starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins
Not insignificant
Large
Great amount of ambiguity
Large
Word before data or deal
1988 comedy starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins
2003 fantasy starring Ewan McGregor and Albert Finney
Huge
Large
Huge
Trending
The __ Dipper