Synonyms for big time

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There was a big time about it, but finally the fellow had to pay a heavy fine.

I could name a plenty that'll stick in the big time until their toes curl.

Always a big time for Cartwright, this year it was a day for remembering.

This time the two Sunday Schools is goin' to join and have a big time.

You, see, my buildin does leak en I has a big time some of dese days.

We're sick of moonlight and cow-dung, and we're heeled for a big time.

Lots-a time dey'd come while us was a-dancin' an' a-havin' a big time.

For ten years, he had been writing without selling a word and then suddenly he broke into the big time with a best-seller.

They had a lot of singings They had a lots to eat and a big time.

Old massa done gone to PhilameYawk and we're having a big time.'

WORD ORIGIN

"upper reaches of a profession or pursuit," c.1910 from vaudeville slang; the phrase was common in colloquial use late 19c.-early 20c. in a broad range of senses: "party, shindig, fun, frolic."

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