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Definition of bigger fish to fry

bigger fish to fry

noun - plural

  • more important things to deal with.
    Let's not worry about logo design. We have bigger fish to fry.
    I don't want to deal with these trivial issues right now. I have bigger fish to fry.

    Last edited on Jan 03 2014. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 07 2010.

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Other terms relating to 'important, a priority':

Definitions include: "give a fuck".
Definitions include: something important.
Definitions include: something important.
Definitions include: "crucial".
Definitions include: sarcastic interjection to espouse one's belief that the subject isn't a big deal.
Definitions include: a particular important sporting event.
Definitions include: extremely cool, important.
Definitions include: impressive.
Definitions include: a priority.
Definitions include: male genitalia.
Definitions include: affectionate form of reference or address for one's significant other.

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Other terms relating to 'big':

Definitions include: acronym for "big black cock".
Definitions include: acronym for "big black dick".
Definitions include: acronym for "big beautiful woman".
Definitions include: acronym of "big fucking deal."
Definitions include: mature.
Definitions include: a man who is big, dumb and macho but generally harmless and nice.
Definitions include: New York City.
Definitions include: to move into a group and try to take over; to throw one's weight around; to play the role of "main man" by bullying others.
Definitions include: a big time big money crack dealer.
Definitions include: outdoors, during the day.
Definitions include: euphemism for overweight.
Definitions include: a person with a humongous butt.
Definitions include: a large amount of money.
Definitions include: an important person.
Definitions include: the best at something; "the man".

Other terms relating to 'fish':

Definitions include: something important.
Definitions include: a dork.
Definitions include: to drink alcohol to excess.
Definitions include: for a female to urinate
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: a person who has not had their first kiss or has never French kissed.
Definitions include: "fish sticks."
Definitions include: a party with far more females than males.
Definitions include: the vulva.
Definitions include: to attempt to hook up with anything, regardless of girth or disfigurement.
Definitions include: a "cocksucker", i.e. a despicable person.
Definitions include: a person who is bitter, a poor sport.
Definitions include: to be dead.

Other terms relating to 'fry':

Definitions include: "not all there".
Definitions include: when French fries are in a container that is in a bag, those French fries that fall out of the container and settle at the bottom of the bag.
Definitions include: Pubic Hairs.
Definitions include: a party with far more females than males.
Definitions include: a french fry is a penis or dick. ex. he has a big french fry. ex. you aint got no french fry
Definitions include: under the influence of drugs, often LSD ("acid").
Definitions include: non-functioning or barely-functioning.
Definitions include: to be under the influence of drugs.
Definitions include: when French fries are in a container that is in a bag, those French fries that fall out of the container and settle at the bottom of the bag.
Definitions include: crazy.
Definitions include: unstable, strange; not right in the head.
Definitions include: to appear as if permanently under the influence of drugs, even when sober.
Definitions include: something or someone unimportant.

Other terms relating to 'to':

Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: See nine to five.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: a declaration of victory or superiority.
Definitions include: sex in which anal sex is immediately followed by fellatio.
Definitions include: to revisit one's past.
Definitions include: to go back to the beginning.
Definitions include: extreme; "all out".
Definitions include: to be vastly superior.
Definitions include: to perform an activity before someone else.
Definitions include: to be unintelligible.
Definitions include: to do.
Definitions include: to kill or destroy.
Definitions include: to blow up into bits.

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