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bigwig

n. an important person; a self-important person. Some bigwig in a pinstripe suit waltzed through and asked me to leave.
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Aspatore Books today announced the start of the Bigwig Book Reports Foundation, providing a way for the world's biggest executives to connect with middle school students.
Last year, after running seventh of 10 on the Fibresand at Wolverhampton, it took Young Bigwig only two races to pop up at big odds in a handicap at Thirsk from a mark higher than today's.
David Chapman and grand-daughter Ruth Clark won this race last year with Squire Corrie and Young Bigwig runs instead of in-form stablemate Soaked.
Aspatore Books publishes the Inside the Minds, Bigwig Briefs, OneHourWiz and Aspatore Business Review imprints in addition to other non-fiction and fiction books.
A Tory bigwig yesterday refused to give a straight answer on the Beaufort's Dyke bomb dump.
a leading online luxury e-commerce company, today announced an agreement to enable the Internet's first broadband luxury site -- The BigWig Luxury Channels -- utilizing On2's full-motion, full-screen, television-quality video technology.
The subject header is usually "Urgent and confidential" and claims to be from a Nigerian bigwig who needs a foreign bank account to funnel cash through.
com,'' Lachlan Murdoch, Rupert's son and deputy bigwig of the the parent company, told Bloomberg News.
We are very proud of our Go2Net 100Hot ranking because it demonstrates the impact of our business strategy had on attracting visitors," said Scott Lewis, BigWig.
BT boss Sir Peter Bonfield, left, was waiting for an American bigwig to arrive in his ninth floor office recently when he glanced through the window.
Take one of the officials charged, 86-year-old Paraguayan bigwig Nicolas Leoz, who, an aide said, would support England's 2018 World Cup bid if the FA Cup was named after him.
com)-- Bigwig Races, a Colorado Springs-based promoter of 5K and 10K races, announced today that Petit Jean Meats will be the official ham provider of the 2014 Hams and Hamstrings 5K.
SHAMED Juventus bigwig Luciano Moggi could return to the game at Bologna.
That S4C bigwig defending the decline of the channel and the sums of money thrown at it, and obviously his job, despite some pretty damning statistics, was right out of the top drawer of the Two Ronnies.
However, during a much-ballyhooed December 19 press conference, held at Miss USA bigwig Donald Trump's Trump Tower in Manhattan, the Donald granted Conner a reprieve in return for much tearful contrition and a stint in rehab--presumably for the coke and booze.