a big name/noise

a big noise

An important, successful, or influential person. Did you hear that Kelly got promoted to senior analyst? She's a big noise now. I like being a big noise here, so why would I move to New York City? Wow, with 30 goals on the year so far, he's really becoming a big noise, huh?
See also: big, noise
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a big ˈname/ˈnoise

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a ˈbig shot

(informal) an important person: ‘What does Ian’s dad do?’ ‘Oh, he’s a big shot in the City.’ OPPOSITE: small fry
See also: big, name, noise
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