the big daddy

the big daddy

  (American & Australian)
the biggest or most important person, animal or thing in a group It's the largest electronics company in the world - the big daddy of them all Shamu the killer whale is the big daddy of the aquarium.
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Voters are invited to share a Father's Day family photo in the Big Daddy gallery and to spread the word via their social networks to encourage friends and family to vote and donate.
Fans are encouraged to join the Big Daddy Awards community on Facebook and Twitter.
Ohio-based international miner Cliffs Natural Resources has majority ownership of the Big Daddy.
In a statement, KWG president Frank Smeenk said the PEA shows if the Big Daddy deposit were developed, it "could provide compelling returns to the owners at present prices.
75 the other day, so the Big Daddy is still a bargain at pounds 3.
He meets up with the Big Daddy (Cage) and his daughter Hit Girl (Moretz), a pair of superheroes - also with no powers - who fight evil with guns, knives, bombs and fists.
They took a 37-pounder, two of 35lbs and a 33-pounder but Duncan's at 47lb was the big daddy.
HE'S big,he's jolly and he's made of straw and plastic: this Father Christmas is the big daddy of festive Santas.
Grace Under Fire was axed after five good years at the top just in time for the Big Daddy people to pounce on the out-of-work twins.
At the Big Daddy rapids, guide Wendy Higa let Galindo and several others drop in for a trial run.
Like the Big Daddy of Tennessee Williams's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, he carries
Taylor rallied friends who also had weight to lose, and the Big Daddy Club (http://www.
Boor, president of Cliffs' Ferroalloys business unit, said, "While we intend to provide each company's shareholders the opportunity to receive a significant cash premium, we only need to acquire either KWG or Spider in order to satisfy our strategic objectives with respect to the Big Daddy deposit.
The big daddy of the Internet world versus the big daddy of the tech world.