Definition of big day in English:

big day

noun

  • 1A very important or significant day:

    ‘it was a big day for country music’
    ‘the children enjoyed themselves preparing for their big day’
    • ‘In honor of Steven's big day, we've put together a gallery of some of our favorite films.’
    • ‘I rarely spend Christmas Day with my brother so we try to have a turkey roast before the big day.’
    • ‘It has taken us over one month to fully prepare for this concert and we are happy that the big day has finally come.’
    • ‘Their earnings are going to be coming on Tuesday, so that'll be a big day for this company.’
    • ‘Thursday is the big day for results.’
    • ‘While the politicians are limbering up for the big day, the British electorate is having trouble staying awake.’
    • ‘With just under two weeks to go until the big day, he finds that waiting for Christmas isn't as easy as he expected.’
    • ‘Christmas time is upon us once again, with the big day only seven days away.’
    • ‘It's a big day for sport, with the start of the latest England-v-Australia Ashes series plus the opening fixtures in the Women's Euro Championships.’
    • ‘It will be a big day for the oil company, and for global equity markets.’
    1. 1.1 A person's wedding day:
      ‘wedding shops serve happy couples as they prepare for their big day’
      • ‘The website can help couples prepare for their big day.’
      • ‘His wedding garden has provided many a happy couple with a beautiful backdrop for the big day.’
      • ‘Sometimes, brides feel the control of planning their big day will be taken away from them.’
      • ‘The cost of hiring a vintage car or stretch limo for the big day tends to vary from company to company.’
      • ‘Nervous brides are advised to force themselves to eat "little bitty things" on their big day lest they get a headache and "fade too quickly".’
      • ‘It's fairly alarming to learn that more than a third of the ladies copped to getting some cosmetic tweaking done before their big day.’
      • ‘You don't have to be a Hollywood star to build up epic-sized costs for your big day.’
      • ‘Promoting wedding-themed framing products keeps your services on customers' minds as their big day approaches.’
      • ‘The couples must contend with all the usual preparation nerves, from meddling mothers-in-law to big day jitters.’
      • ‘These days it seems that many couples still want their family and friends there to witness their big day.’
      marriage, marriage ceremony, wedding ceremony, nuptial ceremony, marriage service, wedding service, marriage rites, wedding rites, matrimony, holy matrimony, nuptials, union
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