Last modified on 13 August 2013, at 20:49

big top

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From big + top

NounEdit

big top (plural big tops)

  1. A circus tent, especially the largest in a given circus, where the central attractions take place.
    As a trapeze performer, she generally worked in the big top, but due to her injury, she was stuck working concession.
  2. The circus; the circus lifestyle.
    He had been a big top performer in his youth, but in a twist of fate he had run away to become an investment banker.