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big shot

see under big cheese.
See also: big, shot

big shot

and bigshot
1. n. a very important person. I’m no big shot, but I do have a little power around here.
2. mod. mighty; overbearing; overly important. If you think that a big shot title impresses me, you’re wrong.
See also: big, shot

bigshot

verb
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Publisher HarperCollins is to publish the book, Little Bigshot, in the autumn of next year and hopes it will be a big hit in the runup to Christmas.
Decked out in more wigs than Dolly Parton, Al Pacino is the unstable music biz bigshot, Helen Mirren his defense attorney, in David Mamet's musings on the legend behind the lurid headlines.
Meanwhile, he's in Dubai playing the bigshot with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
The multi-stage action got underway yesterday in Cardiff, and is the 13th time the boardroom bigshot has been behind the rally wheel, a Ford Focus WRC06 this year.
DAVID TAYLOR is set to become a bigshot in European football.
Continuing its strategy of expansion through acquisition in the image distribution and Internet industries, Jupitermedia's (Darien, CT) JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media (Halifax, NS) and BBM.
It's a big place, with high ceilings and unless you're a bigshot loudmouth used to holding court between courses, conversation is difficult.
SULKY bigshot CHRIS EVANS snubbed a TV spectacular with DIANA ROSS after falling out with the legendary singer on his TFI Friday show, I can reveal.
Peppered with ministerial aspirations of Bigshot, he ends the poem with " the resolution of their plight is for the world, not me, to write".
Perhaps the controversial star hopes his chicken act will help convince showbiz agent Ari Emanuel he can play a variety of roles after the Hollywood bigshot was spotted at City's Etihad stadium last weekend.
Big Mac a political bigshot TALKING of quiz shows, it may be something that money can't buy but the reputation of one Egghead is in tatters after he was outsmarted by John McCririck in a celebrity episode of the popular BBC2 programme.
PIMP 18 Danny Dyer plays another cheeky chappie, this time a Soho sex industry bigshot.
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Its take on Bob Woodward, as you will see, has been adopted by many writers, all of whom neglected to acknowledge that Art was first to point out Woodward's tendency--in contrast to All The President's Men--to rely on bigshot sources who are treated with kid gloves in return.
His best pal Roger Stott claims the Cabinet bigshot cancelled their fishing holiday together because he refused to back plans to slash incapacity benefit for the disabled.