Tyler made fun of Dannie, later on, Dannie overheard someone making fun of Tyler. Dannie stuck up for Tyler, althought they were not friends. Dannie became the bigger person.
by Kristie April 05, 2004
To be the bigger person means to not argue with someone. However, being the bigger person automatically means that you have to have correct grammar and spelling if you do not have correct spelling and grammar you are automatically disqualified from this title.
by Derrickl56 August 03, 2015
The person that does the right thing despite not being advantageous to oneself. It is a type of moral high ground.
Though Ricky was a renowned black belt and could have easily beat the snot out of the inebriated sot, he was the bigger person and didn't retaliate to his taunts. Instead he paid for his cab fare home in a gesture of leniency and kindness.
by BJ-Knucklehead July 17, 2017