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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.
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big shot

see under big cheese.
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a big shot

A big shot is a very important person in an organization. He was a big shot with the local Conservative Association. Note: This expression is used to express disapproval.
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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.
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bigshot

verb
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The Bigshot Trio will released a Christmas album titled "TNT Boys Christmastime" under TNT Records in December to give their own renditions of some of the most-loved classic Christmas songs in time for the holiday season.
Meanwhile, he's in Dubai playing the bigshot with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Playing the bigshot he takes her to Rome where he is saved from more Paladins by fellow jumper Griffin (Jamie Bell).
If it "has legs" you then pay pounds 235 to get the Bigshot - a three-stage evaluation process.
gloriously sunny opening day of the season, there was no team you'd rather have been cheering on than Walsall, as a dream midfield axis of Merse and Vinny Samways tore the bigshot Baggies to ribbons.
The BigShots Golf concept, launched in Texas in 2017, is designed to deliver golf to a younger and more diverse market by combining the outdoor facilities of a traditional driving range with state-ofthe-art virtual reality digital technology.
"The present Wallsend Golf Club at Centurion Park is the perfect site for us to launch the new concept and, whilst there will be disruption to the course over the first year of construction, the end result will be a professionally designed 18-hole course with truly superb facility in the BigShots Driving Range."
Chris Sanderson, director of STR Enterprises Ltd, who will manage the facility added: "The BigShots facility will also be a major employer with around 47 full and part time direct posts created in an area of relatively high employment whilst both the construction and operating phases will seek to source local suppliers wherever possible, securing further employment opportunities.
They come here every summer, are treated like VIPs by our government, play the bigshots to us natives, boast about their supposed influence in Washington, demand cash so their lobbying of the US administration would have results, advocate a super-hard line on the Cyprob and then return home satisfied with themselves for having performed their patriotic duties for another year.
Reyes, the head coach, joined the bigshots in the panel, and spoke on the difficulty of the task up ahead.
They are also neck-and-neck in the Bigshots market where 25 points are awarded for each six hit by a named player.
But if they hadn't, the message it would have sent to their 20,000 employees is that the rules that govern them don't apply to the Bigshots.
Some of the bigshots in sports were shocked to see the incident.
But the bigshots don't care They're all sitting pretty thanks to corporate welfare What's that now?