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top gun

The most successful, important, or influential person in a group or organization. Jacob's been acting like the top gun around here now that he's been promoted to assistant manager. With the team's top gun out of commission this weekend, many fans are fearing their championship hopes have gone down the drain.
See also: gun, top

top gun

a (or the) most important person.
See also: gun, top
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