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big wig

1. A prominent or significant person. That guy's a real big wig in the art world, so please don't say anything to embarrass me.
2. Someone who is arrogant or conceited. Quit acting like such a big wig—you're no more important than the rest of us.
See also: big, wig

bigwig

n. an important person; a self-important person. Some bigwig in a pinstripe suit waltzed through and asked me to leave.
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Bigwig led two out after a slow pace in the handicap hurdle to beat Sorbiere by three and a half lengths.
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David Chapman's horses are running well and Young Bigwig is fancied to go one better here.
Young Bigwig is far too big a price at 25-1 with Coral as he is 9lb lower than when beaten less than five lengths in the Gosforth Cup over this course and distance last season.
Last year, after running seventh of 10 on the Fibresand at Wolverhampton, it took Young Bigwig only two races to pop up at big odds in a handicap at Thirsk from a mark higher than today's.
LEICESTER: 2.20 Young Bigwig, 3.20 Ella Falls, 3.50 Isle Of Sodor (nap), 4.50 Barresbo.
CARLISLE: 2.20 Astonished, 2.50 Barresbo, 3.20 Queens Consul, 3.50 Golden Thunderbolt, 4.20 Young Bigwig (nap), 4.50 Kickonsun.
David Chapman's Young Bigwig has the best of the draw in the Danka Amateurs' Handicap (6.50).
The gates open at 4pm for World Cup fans and early birds can cash in on Young Bigwig (6.50) in the opener.
The SNP bigwig didn't park the motor himself - it was a colleague.
The 37-year-old former Mrs Jude Law may have rather overdone the Christmas spirit as she lurches against theatre bigwig Michael White.
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Take one of the officials charged, 86-year-old Paraguayan bigwig Nicolas Leoz, who, an aide said, would support England's 2018 World Cup bid if the FA Cup was named after him.