big deal v.
1. to get what one wants by clever, forceful negotiation; thus big-dealing n.
|Stone Walls and Men 46: When you sell a stock now, no sales-talk, no promotion, no big-dealing.|
|Old Breed 241: One man or combination of men in the tent had Big Dealed the components of coffee: one might have ‘borrowed’ the canned, condensed milk, another the sugar.|
|Snowest [Internet] My son-in-law ran into another fella with the exact same year and model sled and big dealed the owner into letting him ride it to see if there was any difference.|
|Drag Racing List [Internet] Wells, McCloskey, and I were running fuel in the Flathead, and tech told us we had to have a fire suit. I was in the Navy and went to the parachute loft and ‘big dealed’ a fire suit (like they fight airplane fires with).|
2. to aggrandize, to magnify the importance of.
|Sweet Daddy 136: Doc this here call-girl stuff [is] mostly big-dealed up by the newspapers.|
|Former Adventist fellowship Online [Internet] I have sorta ‘big dealed’ the dress issue with my son. NOT from religious reasons either!!!|
|militarylifestyle.com [Internet] Persons I know who retired and somehow ‘big-dealed’ a disability are just trying to milk the system.|