a big wig

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  • big\ wig — • big cheese • big gun • big shot • big wheel • big wig noun An important or influential person. Elmer is a big shot in the State Assembly. Compare: big cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • big·wig — /ˈbıgˌwıg/ noun, pl wigs [count] informal : a powerful or important person corporate bigwigs [=big shots] a bigwig in local politics …   Useful english dictionary

  • big|wig — «BIHG WIHG», noun. Slang. an important person …   Useful english dictionary

  • big wig — Meaning An important person. Origin From the British judiciary, who wear wigs in court …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • big-wig — n. (Colloq.) Person of consequence, high official, great personage …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • big-wig —  Important person …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • a big wig — an important person, a president etc., VIP    Barry is a big wig in Gulf Oil a vice president or something …   English idioms

  • big\ cheese — • big cheese • big gun • big shot • big wheel • big wig noun slang An important person; a leader; a high official; a person of high rank. Bill had been a big shot in high school. John wanted to be the big cheese in his club. Compare: whole cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • big\ gun — • big cheese • big gun • big shot • big wheel • big wig noun slang An important person; a leader; a high official; a person of high rank. Bill had been a big shot in high school. John wanted to be the big cheese in his club. Compare: whole cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • big\ shot — • big cheese • big gun • big shot • big wheel • big wig noun An important or influential person. Elmer is a big shot in the State Assembly. Compare: big cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • big\ wheel — • big cheese • big gun • big shot • big wig noun informal An influential or important person who has the power to do things and has connections in high places. Uncle Ferdinand is a big wheel in Washington; maybe he can help you with your problem …   Словарь американских идиом

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