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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Tyson Fury will take on Otto Wallin next month because he demanded a fight against a "big guy".
Fury "Tyson is such a big, big guy, we didn't want to put him in with a small guy and Schwarz is big, big guy.
Being a Man City fan I liked Dzeko for his goalscoring but he was also a big guy.
"In the streets of Philippines, we call the big guy a 'siga.' That big guy has some mutual respect for the big guy in the next street and somehow they get along," Cayetano said.
He's a big guy, a big presence inside so it took one big guy off our shoulder,' the veteran center said.
A duck hunting protester in Australia was attempting to rescue ducks from certain death by wading out in front of hunters A low flyer was skimming across the water when a teen rose up to shoot and the woman took a forehead full of pellets Julia Symons, a member of the Coalition Against Duck Hunting, was the "victim." The story went on to say that the shooting was accidental, but what we don't understand is how can a woman who walks out in front of a group of armed men and gets shot be ruled "accidental." We think it should be catalogued as an act of God--and for the record, we suspect the Big Guy is also a duck hunter.
"I said it before, he is a big guy, he attracts a lot of attention and maybe in some games the attention he gets would warrant a free whereas the referee would view it that, because he is a big guy, he can take more."
"On your feet, big guy, and give me a snog" - TV's Kay Burley's reported greeting on meeting Jeremy Paxman as they prepared for the television debates "He has a bit of a reputation, but that is part of his charm and his beauty" - Actor Russell Crowe sums up Jeremy Clarkson.
At model castings model castings A he was always greeted with, "Hey, it's the big guy!" But everything changed in 2006 when he appeared in the now infamous Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue TV commercial.
"My thinking was that if Luis is playing with a big guy he is playing off the second ball, and his anticipation skills are very good.
Maybe they will be acquired by the big guys, maybe they will be the big guy," said Raskin.
Raleigh, NC, May 19, 2012 --(PR.com)-- evREwares[R], a woman-owned company founded by two moms, today announced the launch of "Big Guy Sticky Ties" at Urban Outfitters across the country and online.
He said it was terrible to see not even a single big guy in the heavyweight boxing.