Definition of 'big name'
Example sentences containing 'big name'
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They will have their big names back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The best team does not always comprise the biggest names. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has already restructured the youth department and says he will offload big names and high earners. The Sun (2016) Big names have been and gone before. The Sun (2016)Where were the big names that could have made sure last year was a platform to great things? The Sun (2016)It will allow some of its biggest names to declare only a portion of their news and radio earnings. The Sun (2017)He's a big name so will be getting a decent amount. The Sun (2016)Instead of targeting local gigs, they sought deals with bigger names. Times, Sunday Times (2016)During that time all the big names in electro-pop have featured in the column. The Sun (2016)Is he the right man to handle the big names at the club? The Sun (2013)Whether these big names will change mainstream opinion about short stories is doubtful. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He will be the big name on a list. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are players who come with a big name and are very expensive. The Sun (2010)The meeting organisers will now be doing all they can to sign up the biggest names. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Everybody wants to be a big name. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)Some of the biggest names in pop have been queuing up to sing her praises and praise her singing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some of the biggest names in pop have been playing them on the quiet for more than a decade. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Our club needs a big name. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Who will bag the big names? The Sun (2015)We will be signing big names. The Sun (2011)So why does Cannes clean up when it comes to the biggest names in international cinema? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Big clubs want big names, who are going to deliver straight away. The Sun (2016)In England big names do come a cropper with some regularity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The question is, where will the bigger names be going? The Sun (2009)Casting has yet to be confirmed, although it is thought big names will be involved. The Sun (2011)It can't be bad when your job involves working with big names and taking the mickey out of them. The Sun (2010)The corporation's willingness to push ahead without a big name comes amid scrutiny of the salaries paid to its highest stars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He told me: 'I have been lucky enough to work with some big names. The Sun (2007) Pop 's biggest names will pale into insignificance if U2 do end up taking the stage. The Sun (2014)Initially, it was shambolic as some of pop 's biggest names tried to squeeze into the studio. The Sun (2014)I didn't set out to work with big names, it all just kind of worked out. The Sun (2012)
Trends of 'big name'
Used Rarely. big name is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'big name'
British English: big name NOUN
A big name is a person who is successful and famous because of their work.
...all the big names in rock and pop.
Definition of big name from the Collins English Dictionary
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