big - definition and synonyms


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phrasal verb

big up

present tense
I/you/we/theybig up
he/she/itbigs up
present participlebigging up
past tensebigged up
past participlebigged up
British informal
  1. 1
    to praise or support someone or something in an enthusiastic way and attract attention to them by doing this

    It was an article bigging up some new DJ.

  2. 2
    big it up to enjoy yourself in a social situation, often by spending a lot of money

    This time next week we’ll be bigging it up in Ibiza.