big brother definition

  • noun:
    • an adult brother.
    • A man just who assumes the role of an adult sibling, as by giving assistance or protection.
    • An omnipresent, apparently benevolent figure representing the oppressive control of individual lives exerted by an authoritarian government.
    • a situation, company, or frontrunner regarded in this manner.
    • A sibling's older sibling used especially by kids or by moms and dads in talking to kids.
    • alternate as a type of Big Brother.
    • a mature brother.
    • a person just who assumes the role of an adult cousin, as by giving assistance or defense.
    • An omnipresent, seemingly benevolent figure representing the oppressive control over individual everyday lives exerted by an authoritarian federal government.
    • circumstances, company, or leader regarded in this manner.
    • A sibling's older cousin used particularly by kids or by moms and dads in talking with kids.
    • Alternative type of your government.

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