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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.
See also: big, shot

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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