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a big shot

1. noun An important, successful, or influential person. Ever since Jack won the poker tournament, he walks around acting like he's some kind of big shot. Don't forget to dress up for work tomorrow. The company's corporate big shots are coming to visit.
2. adjective Indicative of power or importance. I doubt that a big shot office will entice her to work here.
See also: big, shot

big shot

see under big cheese.
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big shot

and bigshot
1. n. a very important person. I’m no big shot, but I do have a little power around here.
2. mod. mighty; overbearing; overly important. If you think that a big shot title impresses me, you’re wrong.
See also: big, shot
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Big Shot's competition aims to give a real audience to those youngsters rapping in their basements, said Roni Abou Sb, managing partner of Big Shot.
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There was no big shot left to take, no rally to shut down.
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KASUR -- Officials of the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) are cracking down on small shopkeepers and have allegedly ignored the big shots, selling unhygienic foodstuff across Kasur district with impunity.
Popular US TV variety show Little Big Shots has made its way to the Philippines, featuring the nation's most "extraordinarily talented" youngsters.
Brighouse business men and women have opened a new coffee shop, called Big Shots Coffee Co, at Thornhill Brigg Mill, Thornhill Beck Lane, Brighouse.
The title sketches the argument: the big men of the past have given way to the big shots of today, and this is a source of conflict.
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But he did come up with some big shots and big forehand winners so I was happy with the way I played after that.
Rose's knack for draining the big shots in Sunday's Northeast-10 Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
We are with this new legislation, but we hope that it covers everyone, not just the weak who have no backup and have just stolen peanuts while leaving the big shots,' he said.
He'll expect me to come at him with big shots and try to break him down, but I will adapt to the fight on the day.