- the main tent of a circus
- the life or work of circus performers
- The main tent of a circus.
- The circus.
(plural big tops)
- 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.
- 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.