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Meaning of "Big Bertha" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BIG BERTHA

Approximate translation of German dicke Bertha: fat Bertha; named after Bertha Krupp, at whose works in Essen a very effective 42 cm mortar was made.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BIG BERTHA

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIG BERTHA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Big Bertha is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BIG BERTHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Big Bertha in the English dictionary

The definition of Big Bertha in the dictionary is any of three large German guns of World War I used to bombard Paris.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIG BERTHA

Big Apple
big band
big bang
big bang theory
big beast
big beat
Big Ben
big bickies
Big Board
Big Brother

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIG BERTHA

bertha
Botha
caltha
Gotha
Hiawatha
Jagannatha
Jugurtha
kantha
maranatha
Maratha
Martha
mutha
not know whether one is Arthur or Martha
paratha
polyantha
pyracantha
ratha
Sagarmatha
Saint Martha
Siddhartha

Synonyms and antonyms of Big Bertha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Big Bertha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIG BERTHA

Find out the translation of Big Bertha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Big Bertha from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Big Bertha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

的Big Bertha
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

big Bertha
570 millions of speakers

English

Big Bertha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बिग बर्था
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بيرثا كبيرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Большая Берта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Big Bertha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিগ বার্থা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Big Bertha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Big Bertha
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die dicke Berta
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ビッグバーサ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빅 버사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Big Bertha
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Big Bertha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெரிய பெர்த்தா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बिग बर्था
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Büyük Bertha
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Big Bertha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Big Bertha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Велика Берта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Big Bertha
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Big Bertha
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Big Bertha
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Big Bertha
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Big Bertha
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Big Bertha

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIG BERTHA»

The term «Big Bertha» is regularly used and occupies the 97.839 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIG BERTHA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Big Bertha» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Big Bertha» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Big Bertha

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIG BERTHA»

Discover the use of Big Bertha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Big Bertha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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42cm “Big Bertha” and German Siege Artillery of World War I
At the war's start, the German Army had only two prototype 42cm M-Gerät“Big Bertha” howitzers, both of which were undergoing pre-production modifications. The spoke wheel of the howitzer in this German propaganda photograph indicates ...
Marc Romanych, Martin Rupp, 2014
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Joys and Sorrows of Living With Adult Autism
Joys and Sorrows of Living with Adult Autism tells you from my point of view what it is like to deal with all of the joys and sorrows I have gone through in our first six years of marriage. My life has never been boring.
Big Bertha Evans, 2007
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Intellectual Property Law in the Sports and Entertainment ...
1995), the manufacturer of “Big Bertha” woods and irons, claimed that the defendants' golf clubs, “Canterbury Big Bursar Irons” and “Profes- sional Big Brother Tour” irons, infringe upon Callaway's trademarks and trade dress in violation of the ...
Walter T. Champion, Walter T Champion, Jr Jr., Kirk D. Willis, 2014
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The Big Investment Lie: What Your Financial Advisor Doesn't ...
Industry. A new variety of tobacco product has arisen recently, not calling itself a cigarette at all but a “Big Bertha.” Because Big Berthas are so expensive—a single Big Bertha costs fifty-two thousand camels, the equivalent of $10—the tobacco ...
Michael Edesess, 2011
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Southern Writers at Century's End
If Donald's dreams are the haunting narratives created by his active subconscious, the bizarre Big Bertha stories he tells his son are even more disturbing. Big Bertha is Donald's name for a "huge strip-mining machine in Muhlenburg County" ...
Jeffrey Jay Folks
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All Saints Play
She could have single-handedly defeated a wrestling tag team comprised of true- grit characters such as Romeo, Hamlet, Macbeth, and King Henry IV. Big Bertha was a concert violinist with the New York Philharmonic Monday through Friday.
R. J. Antanaitis, 2011
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Articles on Superguns, Including: Nuclear Artillery, V-3 ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011
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Big Eye Bertha and the Island Crazies
... goats go crazy, and for once, they were not stupid; they ran full speed ahead to the house with its protective front porch. Chico was the last Big Bertha and the Island Crazies 119.
Bert Emrick, 2004
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Billy Boy
The few times “Big Bertha” belched out some heat she did so with loud agonizing sounds. A battle cry of sorts, every now and then letting out a cry of agony as she lingered on the threshold of death, usually a result of system malfunction or fuel ...
William May, 2010
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Irish History For Dummies
Yes, the list did say people who should be better known, and although not strictly a person, Big Bertha lived such a life that she deserves to be included here. Bertha was born in 1963 and finally passed onto the great pasture in the sky in 1993.
Mike Cronin, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIG BERTHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Big Bertha is used in the context of the following news items.
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Running Somewhere Else Cirencester Park Summer 10k
Although it was a very hot and sticky evening and the course included running up 'Big Bertha' twice, our 23 members ran a fantastic race and ... «Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, Jul 15»
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Maidens shine in $250000 series at 3R
Miss Bro (Stephane Brosseau) was second with Big Bertha (Pascal Berube) third. It was the second win three starts this year for Voodoo Charm ... «Harnesslink, Jul 15»
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Robinson Cano's dumb plays, Russell Wilson's contract: Seattle …
If he were to become a free agent after this year and leave, Seahawks management ought to be ground up by Big Bertha and tossed into Puget ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
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Vaughn Elementary students have a blast while learning about rockets
Observers Katie Jones and Michelle Watkins watch students Yzahir Cornelio and Will McKail fire off their “Big Bertha” rockets. MATTHEW ... «Peninsula Gateway, Jul 15»
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PETER GRAY: Station is now part of supermarket car park
... and for which the Midland Railway built at its Derby works the largest engines ever built there apart from 'Big Bertha', the Lickey Banker. «Torquay Herald Express, Jul 15»
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Eau Claire native makes drivers for amateurs' imperfect swings
According to the company's website, High Heat outperformed TaylorMade's SLDR, Titleist's 915 D2, Ping's G30, Callaway's Big Bertha Alpha ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jun 15»
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Victor Dubuisson, Danny Lee take frustrations out on their golf clubs
... a change of scenery, so he chose one lucky, but seemingly somewhat confused, fan as the recipient of his Callaway Big Bertha Alpha. «SB Nation, Jun 15»
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A wild ride: Detroit Mountain hiking, biking trails open today
Big Bertha is one of many features that will tempt mountain bikers to Detroit Mountain, just east of downtown Detroit Lakes, this summer. «INFORUM, Jun 15»
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Bertha the Tunnelling Drill: Stuck in Seattle
“As a Seattle resident, I have to ask, what is plan B if this whole 99/Big Bertha project becomes a loss? There has to be a contingency plan, right ... «Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East - Business news and analysis, Jun 15»
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Hatmaker sculpting a craft, one head at a time
He then used "Big Bertha" — a 17-pound tailor's point heavy iron — to flatten the brim before using another old gizmo called a rounding jack to ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jun 15»

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