big guy

big guy

1. A term of friendly endearment for a boy, man, or male animal. Aw, who's a good dog? Come here, big guy! Hey, big guy! How are things?
2. Literally, a large male. My brother is such a big guy that I'm never worried when he's around.
See also: big, guy
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He's a big guy, a big presence inside so it took one big guy off our shoulder,' the veteran center said.
Then when I spoke to Sterling about coming back here he had signed a big guy so I was able to play my natural role.
The greeting read: "I asked Big Guy if I could sneak back and send some cards.
What I actually said was, `Shut up already,''' said The Big Guy.
He was a big guy, so once I got him down, I kept decking him.
5 rebounds each outing"He's 240lb, a big guy, and really talented," said Harker, who was sure Kemper would fit the high-tempo way Bullets play.
When you're the big guy on the block, everybody is taking aim at you," says Karlyn Bowman, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington think tank.
We only flunked the first, most proven, reliable stage of the test, kiddo," says the big guy.
If ya bet on the Big Guy in the Sky an' win, ya win everythin', an' if ya lose, ya ain't out much
The 27-year-old said: "I've always considered myself a striker although I prefer playing up front off a big guy.
He says things like, "Come on big guy, let's do it" and stuff which is too rude to repeat.
When you can just pull the big guy out of the paint and you give the big man a layup that's setting the screen, something's not right.
Paul Holden's classy performer, The Big Guy is a 'big gun' and showed it when Paul cocked the trigger in the second heat, cruising clear of NT Tranquility (Jason Podmore).
The researchers propose that putting a mark way up on a surface could warn rivals that the marker is a really big guy.
Actually, no, he's the great big guy, conservatively listed at 6-feet-6 and 225 pounds, who bats only right-handed.