Things That are "Big"

Can you guess these things that all contain the word "Big"?
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Last updated: June 18, 2020
First submittedJuly 22, 2010
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Clue
Answer
Nickname of New York City
Big Apple
Birth of the universe
Big Bang
Another name for a sasquatch
Bigfoot
Technically not a constellation itself,
just a part of Ursa Major
Big Dipper
"Sesame Street" character
Big Bird
Nickname of the bell in the tower
of the Palace of Westminster
Big Ben
Style of music of Count Basie
or Glenn Miller
Big Band
Hawaiian hotshot
Big Kahuna
Crime of having two spouses
Bigamy
Person who is always watching in
the book "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Big Brother
Clue
Answer
Two patties, special sauce,
sesame seed bun, etc...
Big Mac
Type of American wild sheep
Bighorn
Ruler of a small pond
Big Fish
Nickname of New Orleans
Big Easy
Large tent that holds a circus
Big Top
V.I.P. with a large toupee?
Bigwig
Adversary of Little Red Riding Hood
Big Bad Wolf
A euphemism for death, or the title of a
1946 Humphrey Bogart movie
Big Sleep
Body part whose medical name is Hallux
Big Toe
Lion, tiger, leopard, etc...
Big Cat
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Level 82
Dec 2, 2015
Bigamy just sounds wrong in this quiz because the prefix is bi-, not big-. Technically of course the letters b, i and g appear after each other and in order, but...
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Level 82
Dec 21, 2015
No, the whole tradition was ruined by Amy's size...
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Level 81
Jan 29, 2016
I agree with Sillie, this is misleading.
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Level 70
Nov 2, 2016
You mean you didn't get it .......... :O)
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Level 81
Feb 17, 2017
Nope, and didn't find it today either...
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Level 62
Apr 14, 2016
Bigamy should absolutely not be on this quiz. It comes from the word roots bi- and -gam-, meaning "two" and "marriage" respectively. Therefore, the word actually has nothing to do with the word "big." That's like including "sparring" in a Types of Rings quiz.
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Level 80
Apr 16, 2016
Are you sure it's not big ami (love)? There was that show on the subject called Big Love. Could have been a translation.
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Level 72
May 22, 2016
Come on. You guessed the right answer, right? All the instructions say is that the word "big" is in the answer. It does not say that big has to be a morpheme.
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Level 70
Nov 2, 2016
Even the nit-pickers are getting nit-picked by the pedants.
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Level 50
Apr 19, 2016
Alliteration is very popular with 'big' things.
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Level 71
Jun 19, 2020
Right. I might have liked to see the Big Bopper on here.
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Level 83
Nov 2, 2016
Disappointed not to see Big Bad John. One of the least appreciated recent American folk songs.
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Level 79
Jun 23, 2020
I'd like that one as well as Big Bopper, but I never thought it was a folk song. Jimmy Dean wrote and sang it in the early '60s, and it was played on my same hometown radio station that played Elvis. I think it was considered a country song back then, but it crossed over onto the pop or rock charts - whatever they were called back then.
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Level 48
Dec 8, 2018
Didn't get big mac because didn't know what the patty was. I make patties with sausagemeat,onions, garlic, cheese and herbs. Therefore not a bigmac. What do others think?
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Level 77
Jun 18, 2020
In this case the description is loosely based on the McDonald's Big Mac sandwich jingle, "Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a Sesame Seed Bun". Definitely some gray area on this one.
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Level 89
Jun 18, 2020
The song says patties, the clue is the song...
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Level 49
Jul 2, 2019
What about "bigshot" for the last one? The one that is 'bigwig'? Could that work too?
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Level 67
Oct 6, 2019
No, because shot obviously doesnt have anything to do with toupee or hair.
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Level 67
Jun 19, 2020
Never heard of big top, the rest was easy, well bighorn was sort of a guess, and big sleep took a long thought
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Level 59
Sep 25, 2020
Suddenly "Little Bighorn" makes much more sense...

I'm obviously not American, and I was lazy enough not to check that, always thought "silly native American names..."

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Level 79
Sep 25, 2020
The Little Bighorn is a tributary of the Bighorn River, which I assume was named for the sheep.
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Level 60
Sep 25, 2020
I love that bigamy is on this quiz :)
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Level 46
Sep 25, 2020
tried "big polygamy" and "big adultry"...