Mr. Big

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Mr. Big

The most important person in a group or business. Often used to describe the leader of a group of criminals. The police are determined to find Mr. Big and stop his men from terrorizing the city.
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Mr ˈBig

(informal, disapproving) the most important person in a group, an area, etc: Harry Turner, considered the local Mr Big of the criminal underworld, was found dead today at his home.
See also: big, Mr

Mr. Big

1. n. an important man; the boss man. (Also the name of a character in HBO’s Sex and the City.) So you’re Mr. Big. I thought you’d be taller.
2. n. a nickname for the head of a group of criminals, especially one who wants to remain anonymous. Lefty was asked to pay a visit to Mr. Big, and Lefty was scared.
See also: big
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A chance meeting, and a friend who knew a friend et cetera, led to a clandestine meeting with some Mister Big who aspired to taking over an East London operation.
and it focuses you not on some mythical Mister Big or Ms Big, but on how people get together, how they conduct a process from recruitment of personnel".
EXCLUSIVE ISRAELI lawyer Danny Azougy is the new Mister Big at Portsmouth in the latest twist at the troubled Premier League club.
My greatest aspirations on this management hunt were to earn a coveted "150-and-above club" hat and, if I had my way, harvest something bearing a close resemblance to Mister Big.
We've paid pounds 30 in leek club membership fees to Ian, the Mister Big of Milfield's leek underworld.
However, Joorabchian is under pressure from Hammers to show the money and Mister Big is now his best bet, especially as he needs to come up with proof in the next few days.
Bin Laden, who had been basically a fundraiser, assumed the image of a Mister Big, and al-Qaeda, formerly a loose association, became a rallying point for angry Arab youths throughout the world, a 21st-century version of the Mafia and the Communist Party.
What no one realises is Doddery Des deliberately got himself locked up as part of an elaborate plan to rob the prison's Mister Big.
The second part examines different law enforcement strategies - from the |top-down' approach of |Going for Mister Big,' through more localized tactics of surveillance and buy-and-bust operations, to downmarket approaches which target the purchaser - while the third looks at a number of key issues and controversies in the sphere of drug enforcement.
A chance meeting, and a friend who knew a friend etcetera, led to a clandestine meeting with some Mister Big who aspired to taking over an East London operation.
Often we're told that the police have arrested the Mister Big of the underworld, and that it took years to get him.
Lytham St Annes-born Williams confirmed our exclusive that he is Mister Big, and Mister Fixit Walter Hubert - the veteran former Rovers director - has also broken cover to admit his part in the takeover which has stunned football.
But SFA president John McBeth has every faith in the candidate who shone out when he interviewed the applicants for the job of Scottish football's mister big.
Under League rules Wardle would find it hard to plunge money into the Second Division side while he is Mister Big at City.