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.
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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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DreamTheater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian joined forces with guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot"Thal (Guns'N'Roses), bassist Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (Journey) to form the group early last year.
After a tour of the community in the council president's car, Mr. Big got down to business.
With one responsibility off his full plate, Mr. Big Boy can now focus on his other passion (the main reason cited in availing of early retirement, although some believe there's more to this), building affordable and high-end abodes through urban vertical living, and developing the minds of younger generations as the top honcho of the National University (NU).
Mr. Big bassist Billy Sheehan posted on Facebook a photo of him and Torpey, saying, 'Pat was one of the finest human beings I've ever had the privilege of knowing, and the honor of working with.'
But I forgot to put my shoe back on." As Doc slowly removed his sock, he said, "You want proof I caught Mr. Big that day so long ago?
The Mounties, convinced 19-year-old Kyle Unger was the killer, laid a trap--the Mr. Big operation--and got Kyle to confess to the murder.
(8) This rate is somewhat higher than the 88% conviction rate reported by Keenan and Brockman in their study of 81 Mr. Big cases (9) and the 91.5% reported in Puddister and Riddell's study of 153 cases.
So, the Supreme Court has said Mr. Big schemes are generally undesirable.
Canada's top court in July ruled that Mr. Big stings involve "powerful inducements" and "veiled threats" in extracting unreliable confessions.
Today, Mr. Big Stuff's, a new restaurant specializing in stuffed burgers announced that San Antonio will be home to the companies inaugural location.
On one of those two cooler days Mr. Big would shift to hitting the food just a smidge earlier than he had been, and I planned to be there to greet him.
In the film, a Harlem drug lord known as Mr. Big plans to distribute two tons of heroin free to put rival drug barons out of business.
This paper explores the use of the RCMP's "Mr. Big" undercover tactic as a case study of police independence and accountability in the context of "routine" policing, as opposed to the policing of highly public events and protests.
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Or was this really Raney's idea, and his idea alone, to lock himself in the studio Monday morning, to not turn on the syndicated "Mark and Brian" show from Los Angeles, to stick it to "Mr. Big" and the other corporate heads at Cumulus Media, which owns the Eugene radio station along with five others?