the person who is more mature than the opposite person, the person who makes more mature decisions.
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
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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.
Emma would've been the bigger person but she didn't use correct spelling or grammer
by Derrickl56 August 03, 2015