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Definition of "bigwig" [big•wig]

  • Slang A very important person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bigwig" in a sentence
  • "Apparantly, a bigwig from the matrix is supposed to make the ghostrider sound ultra creepy, seen from wikipedia"
  • "She tells me the stocky guy is some kind of bigwig shady ticket broker."
  • "There was some kind of bigwig in the store, so all the supervisors and managers were following him around like trained dogs ... and I was all standing around scratching my head all day."